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May. 17 2010 - 6:23 pm | 11,534 views | 0 recommendations | 11 comments

Rima Fakih pole dancing photos uncovered

Less than 24-hours after being named the new Miss USA, a first for an Arab-American woman, pictures of Rima Fakih participating in a 2007 pole dancing competition have surfaced. The one above is courtesy of Detroit’s Mojo in the Morning.

Donald Trump is said to be investigating.

I’m not really sure what punishment Fakih could face in this matter considering that the Miss USA pageant included lingerie photos and videos as part of this year’s competition.

Really, how long can it be before lapdancing is included in the “talent” portion of the evening?

As to whether Fakih will suffer a similar fate to Carrie Prejean and be fired by Trump fom her corporate position as Miss USA, Rima could always just claim she was taking part in America’s hottest workout trend.


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    Debbie Schlussel is whipping herself into a rabid right-wing fury about this. Luckily, some see the humor in it, with this parody: http://tinfoiler.com/2010/05/17/arab-miss-usa-and-prince-of-persia-movie-release-coincidence-or-muslimgay-agenda/

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    Was the picture taken at a Hezbollah training camp?

    And what is with the 955 in the background…if you add up the 5 and 5 you would get 9/10! That’s it! Must have been taken at the strip club the 9/11 terrorists went to the night (9/10) before the attack. Or she is sending a message to her terrorist family about another attack…maybe Trump Towers. OMG.

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    She was in a closed bar with only women patrons at the time. It’s like being a locker room at the health club.

    She’s fine, she’s done nothing wrong and this is great publicity for the winner.

    Trump will drag this out for weeks, which is fine, and let people speculate until the details come out. This is no different than a really fun Bachelorette party where all the women are knockouts.

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    I don’t know who is sicker, Debbie Schlussel or all of us who waste any brain cells on her.

    In my opinion she is akin to what is commonly referred to as an “Internet Troll”. However there is one basic difference. The Internet Troll just makes outrageous postings on blogs, websites, etc. with no facts just to get a rise out of readers with lots of sparks flying. Schlussel is like the liar who mixes half-truths, or even the truth, with lies so it sounds plausible at times, but still gets the sparks flying shocking the conscious of sane people.

    Schlussel should be treated like any common Internet Troll should be and that is to be totally ignored. She is an attention seeker besides being one sick puppy. If people will not respond to her diatribes, lies, etc., then she will eventually die out like a fire with no air. Speaking of dying, she has even received death threats in the past. This is also absolutely insane since this would be a waste of a good bullet.

    For more of my detailed comments on her as it relates the 2010 Miss USA Pageant and winner Rima Fakih, please view my blog David Lee hosted by ChinaLoveMatch.net on their CC e-magazine at:

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