Miss California (and Miss USA finalist) Carrie Prejean lost her crown when topless photos of her emerged last year.
But this year?
The Miss USA pageant contestants pose in lacy lingerie and fishnet tights while rolling around in a bed for their official competition "glam" portraits.
Donald Trump, who owns the Miss Universe organization, defends the racy pics.
"We are in a different age. They are a little bit sexy but I'll tell you what — everybody's watching, so I have no problems with it," Trump, 63, tells The Insider. "If you look at Miss America, it's now off network television — and we’re doing better than ever, so I really have no problem with it."
Continues Trump, "The Miss USA Pageant and the Miss Universe Pageant just got renewed for three years by NBC. The ratings have been terrific."
Trump tells the New York Post that Prejean's photos "were quite a bit different. There's no open exposure [in the current Miss USA pictures]….they [are] very artsy and very beautiful."
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