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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.

Jul 17, 2018

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In this Episode you'll learn:


What it was like to win Miss America in 2004 (3:00)

What it’s like to make the media rounds as a national titleholder (5:30)

Her thoughts on MAO’s decision to remove the swimsuit competition (8:00)

What she thought of the swimsuit category when she competed (9:00)

Her thoughts on the #metoo movement and how it does or doesn’t relate to the swimsuit competition (10:39)

What she learned from pageants (14:26)

What happens the year after you give up your crown and how to tackle it (18:52)

Plus Much More!