Miss America suspends CEO over misogynistic emails

Miss America suspends CEO over misogynistic emailsThe Miss America pageant suspended its CEO on Friday after dozens of former beauty queens demanded he step down over leaked internal emails that contained misogynistic, fat- and slut-shaming language. The decision was announced in the face of mounting pressure in the media as the United States continues to grapple with a sexual harassment firestorm upending powerful men from Hollywood, to entertainment and politics. “The Miss America Organization Board of Directors today voted to suspend Executive Chairman and CEO Sam Haskell,” it said.

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