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Donald Trump and Univision Settle $500 Million Miss Universe Lawsuit

Donald Trump and Univision Settle $500 Million Miss Universe Lawsuit

Originally posted 02/11/2016 01:30PM

Who's the "loser" in this legal matter?

Donald Trump capped off his New Hampshire primary win by reaching a settlement with Univision over his $500 lawsuit, the network and politician announced Thursday.

The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

"I have known Univision's President and CEO, Randy Falco, for more than 20 years and I'm glad we are able to put these differences behind us," Trump, 69, said in a statement.

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Donald Trump Says He Bought Out NBC, Now Owns All of Miss Universe Organization

Donald Trump Says He Bought Out NBC, Now Owns All of Miss Universe Organization

Originally posted 09/11/2015 01:05PM

You're hired!

Donald Trump announced Friday that he owns the entirety of the Miss Universe Organization almost three months after NBC dropped the Miss USA pageant following the presidential hopeful's controversial comments about Mexican immigrants.

"Just purchased NBC's half of The Miss Universe Organization and settled all lawsuits against them," Trump, 69, tweeted. "Now own 100% -- stay tuned!"

An NBC source confirms the news to PEOPLE. Miss Universe did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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Olivia Culpo Bares All in Her First Naked Shoot (PHOTOS)

Olivia Culpo Bares All in Her First Naked Shoot

Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:50PM

Olivia Culpo has bared all in her first nude shoot.

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Miss Oklahoma Is Crowned Miss USA 2015

Miss Oklahoma Is Crowned Miss USA 2015

Originally posted 07/12/2015 11:30PM

Olivia Jordan (aka, Miss Oklahoma) has been crowned Miss USA 2015.

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Miss USA Finds Replacement Hosts After Backlash Over Trump's Immigration Comments – But Who Are They?

Miss USA Finds Replacement Hosts After Backlash Over Trump's Immigration Comments – But Who Are They?

Originally posted 07/08/2015 08:40AM

The Miss USA Pageant's new hosts have been announced, replacing the show's original emcees just days before the Sunday telecast.

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Jeannie Mai Resigns as Co-Host of Miss USA Pageant in Wake of Trump Controversy – After Initially Vowing to Stay

Jeannie Mai Resigns as Co-Host of Miss USA Pageant in Wake of Trump Controversy – After Initially Vowing to Stay

Originally posted 07/07/2015 02:25PM

The Miss USA pageant has lost another co-host in the wake of Donald Trump's controversial comments about Mexican immigrants.

Jeannie Mai – who told PEOPLE last week that she would remain with the pageant to support the women involved – announced that she, too, has decided to step down from her role as co-host.

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Miss USA Finds a Home on the Reelz Network After Being Dropped by NBC

Miss USA Finds a Home on the Reelz Network After Being Dropped by NBC

Originally posted 07/02/2015 08:40AM

Following NBC's decision to drop the Miss USA telecast from the network in advance of its planned July 12 airdate, the Reelz network has picked up the baton.

"The decision on the part of Reelz to acquire the rights to the Miss USA pageant was based on our belief that this special event, and the women who compete in it, are an integral part of the American tradition," says Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of Reelz, in a statement released to PEOPLE.

"As one of only a few independent networks, we decided to exercise our own voice and committed ourselves to bringing this pageant to American viewers everywhere," the statement continues. "For us, this decision is about the dreams of the contestants who come from all walks of life across the United States, the city of Baton Rouge that has proudly come together to host this pageant and the viewers who will be watching and celebrating its 54th year on television."

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Emmitt Smith and Property Brothers' Jonathan Scott Withdraw as Miss USA Judges After Donald Trump Comments | Dancing With the Stars, Dancing with the Stars, Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith and Property Brothers' Jonathan Scott Withdraw as Miss USA Judges After Donald Trump Comments

Originally posted 07/02/2015 12:20AM

Emmitt Smith is the latest star to back out of the Miss USA pageant.

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Donald Trump Popular in Mexico – in Piñata Form

Donald Trump Popular in Mexico – in Piñata Form

Originally posted 07/01/2015 10:05PM

You might say that's one way to stimulate economic growth.

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Why Miss USA Host Jeannie Mai Won't Quit Despite Donald Trump Controversy: 'I Can't Abandon These Women'

Why Miss USA Host Jeannie Mai Won't Quit Despite Donald Trump Controversy: 'I Can't Abandon These Women'

Originally posted 07/01/2015 01:55PM

Miss USA lost hosts Cheryl Burke and Thomas Roberts following co-owner Donald Trump's controversial stance on immigration – but one host vows to stay with the pageant.

PEOPLE has exclusively learned that Jeannie Mai, who took issue with the real estate tycoon's comments, remains committed to the pageant's cause and will be in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 12 as planned.

"While I absolutely do not condone Mr. Trump's statements, after careful deliberation I have decided to continue my role as co-host of the upcoming Miss USA Pageant," Mai, 36, says in a statement.

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