Pretty Ugly: The Biggest Beauty Pageant Controversies

It's not all roses and tiaras for these lovely ladies: look back at some of the major missteps these Misses have made

GÉNESIS DÁVILA

Despite winning the Miss Florida USA 2017 title on July 16, the pageant queen was stripped of her crown days later, after violating pageant rules by getting her hair and makeup professionally done during the competition – a claim Dávila denies. "I still feel like I'm Miss Florida USA because I was crowned Miss Florida USA that night," she says, adding that she has hired a team of lawyers to fight the decision. "Even though all these false accusations and allegations and rumors have been wandering all over social media, I know that I have proof to show the world that none of this is true."