Miss America 2019: Nia Franklin of New York Wins the Crown

Miss New York Nia Franklin makes the best 10 of the 2019 Miss America Pageant held in Historic Boardwalk Hall on Sunday September 9, 2018 in Atlantic City New Jersey. (Photograph by Tom Briglia/Getty Images) Getty Images

Nia Franklin is Miss America 2019! Franklin, who spoke to New York, brought home the crown amid the 92nd yearly rivalry on Sunday, September 9.

Carrie Ann Inaba and Ross Mathews facilitated the occasion, which broadcast live from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and saw Miss Connecticut Bridget Oei take sprinter up while Miss Louisiana Holli’ Conway took third place.

Miss New York Nia Franklin makes the main 10 of the 2019 Miss America Pageant held in Historic Boardwalk Hall on Sunday September 9, 2018 in Atlantic City New Jersey. (Photograph by Tom Briglia/Getty Images) Getty Images

Behind the judges’ board for Miss America 2019 were previous expert boxer Laila Ali, Wilson Phillips’ vocalist Carnie Wilson, previous American Idol judge Randy Jackson, down home music songstress Jessie James Decker, HBO TV character Soledad O’Brien, radio host Bobby Bones and Drybar organizer Alli Webb.

The current year’s opposition was boundlessly unique in relation to a very long time past. The bathing suit segment of the night was nixed in the wake of the #MeToo development, which prompted the judging of the women with an emphasis on their meetings and a big motivator for they, restricted to what they look like.

Previous Miss America, Gretchen Carlson, the recently printed seat of the Miss America Organization’s Board of Trustees, reported the adjustment in June. “We are never again an expo. We are an opposition,” she said amid a Good Morning America appearance at the time. “We will never again judge our applicants on their outward physical appearance. That is enormous! What’s more, that implies that we will never again have a bathing suit rivalry.”

Also, that wasn’t the main change to the prevalent rivalry. Carlson clarified that the night outfit segment would now enable the ladies to pick their type of clothing, including pantsuits.

“We are never again judging ladies when they turn out in their picked clothing,” the previous Fox News have clarified. “It will be what leaves their mouth that we’re occupied with when they discuss their social effect activities.”

By Jessica Vacco-Bolanos September 9, 2018

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