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Life After the Crown is an interview based podcast where 3-Time Emmy winning pageant host Tim Tialdo welcomes former pageant contestants, titleholders and women of influence to share inspiring and real stories about their successful professional and life experiences across many different industries. They also share useful advice on how to make the transition from pageant life to the real world.

Dec 10, 2019

My guest today was Miss Kansas USA 1993 and second runner up that year at Miss USA. She was also a semi-finalist at Miss Teen USA 1990, representing Missouri. She is married to Clark Hunt, the Chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs. Today we chat about being a pageant mom to her daughter Gracie, being the wife of...

Dec 6, 2019

Miss America 2016 already has the #1 Life After the Crown Podcast of all time, but she continues to find ways to inspire and educate others. This time it's through her new book "Miss Unlikely". Today Betty joins me to talk about her new book.

Dec 3, 2019

Today we chat about how pageants have changed from when she was Miss Illinois Teen USA 2012 vs competing in Miss USA this past Spring. It's the debate between the Glitz and Glam of the Trump era and the more relatable woman in the IMG era. Which is her favorite and why? 

Nov 26, 2019

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In This Episode You'll Learn:

Moving on after Finishing Top 5 at Miss USA (3:13)
What You Should Know Before Pageant Life is Over (8:58)
What it Was Like to Compete as a Semi-Finalist on American Idol (11:34)
How to Use the Platform You’ve Been Given (13:26)

Nov 19, 2019

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In This Episode, You Will Learn:

What she was thinking when she got the infamous TOP 5 Question Trump or Hillary? (3:00)

Where she came up with the idea for her now popular dress she wore for Miss USA (7:00)

What drew her to compete in pageants after Volleyball (9:26)

What she...