Miss New York Crowned Miss America for 2019
It's a new Miss America this year, the swimsuit competition is gone and the crown is now the Miss America 2.0 crown. Replacing the swimsuit is a "red carpet" segment where contestants are interviewed while looking like they're getting ready to walk the red carpet. While the competition has changed the end hasn't and we have a new Miss America for 2019!
Nia Franklin, a Brooklyn native, is now wearing the Miss America 2.0 crown! She won the crown in Atlantic City last night after singing skills opera the talent portion and then encouraging young women to be positive about themselves during the Q-and-A section. Nia Franklin is the first contestant to win the crown without the swimsuit competition since 1921.
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