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

NIA SANCHEZ

Sanchez represented Nevada in the Miss USA pageant – but the question of whether she even lives there came up immediately after she won the Miss USA title in 2014. Skeptics claimed the model and occasional Disneyland princess faked her residency in Nevada to avoid the stiff California competition after it was discovered that she'd competed in the Miss California USA pageant and lost three times. Either way, she beat out Miss California when it counted – and kept her crown.