Miss America 2016 is finally upon us! Fifty-two beautiful and talented ladies are competing for the highly-coveted crown at the 95th Miss America Beauty Pageant on Sept. 13. What better excuse do you need to tune in? Watch the live stream here!
Get your pageant gear on, because Miss America 2016 is here! Fifty-two women from each state, as well as Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, are facing off for the crown by showcasing their beauty, talent and confidence. The show is hosted by lovable Bachelor host Chris Harrison, and it’s definitely something you won’t want to miss!
It’s going to be one eventful night. During the pageant, the ladies will be showcasing a talent along with their passion for helping others. In addition, there will also be some modeling, which includes an evening gown and a swimsuit competition. Fierce! Luckily, you can be in on the action by watching the live stream HERE! Just confirm your location and select your TV provider to watch the show live. Boom. You can also check ABC’s Facebook Page for updates throughout the night.
In addition to watching the women dominate the pageant, we’re also excited to see Vanessa Williams, 52, return to Miss America as a judge. As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the former Miss America 1984 is making a comeback after she was forced to give up her title due to a nude photo scandal. Joining her in the judges’ panel is Brett Eldredge, Danica McKellar, Kevin O’Leary, Taya Kyle, Amy Purdy and Zendaya! So exciting.
HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY spoke to Miss America 2015, Kira Kazantsev, 25, who revealed that the pageant taught her to grow thick skin because of all the scrutiny. “It can be really hard, so you kind of just have to let it roll off your shoulder and not think twice about it,” she told us. “So you have to grow a thick skin very quickly.” Listen to the full podcast here!
Miss America airs tonight, Sept. 13 at 9pm EST.
HollywoodLifers, tell us — will YOU be tuning into the Miss America pageant tonight? Who are you rooting for Let us know!
— Julianne Ishler