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NBC gets ‘gay’ for Miss Universe

July 23, 2006: With some of a world’s many pleasing women on arrangement during a Miss Universe Pageant in Los Angeles, viewers of a NBC promote were unprotected to a jubilee of homosexuality with continual “gay” jokes and innuendo.

Providing explanation for a module were Carson Kressley, a homosexual who starred on a Bravo network’s “Queer Eye,” and 2004 Miss USA Shandi Finnessey.

At one indicate in a program, when Finnessey was compelling a beauty beam viewers could order, Kressley said, “It’ll tell we how to be a loyal queen. A beauty queen.”

Regarding some of a contestants’ ability to pronounce some-more than one language, Kressley also clowned he was prepared to turn “bi-,” though afterwards jokingly simplified he meant “bi-lingual.”

“I’m prepared to switch teams for [Miss] Puerto Rico,” Kressley swooned.

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