On Friday night, Hilary Carol Cruz, Miss Teen Colorado USA, was crowned the new Miss Teen USA in Pasadena, CA.
Cruz is 18 years old, and says that in five years she hopes to have earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and get into entertainment journalism. Look out, Ryan Seacrest!
The pageant was hosted by slimeball Mario Lopez, and judges included Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. Because if anyone knows what it takes to find success in the entertainment world, it’s Joey “Dancing with the Stars” Lawrence.
Hopefully she can follow in the footsteps of former Miss Teen USAs, who include Vanessa Minnillo (who seems to have plenty of knives but not enough time to trim the bush), and Katie Blair, whose alcoholic escapades meant she barely escaped last year with her crown intact.
Better luck to you, Hilary!