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Miss USA’s and Miss Teen USA’s mothers speak out: ‘They were ill-treated, abused, bullied and cornered’

Days after their daughters’ decisions to relinquish their pageant titles, the mothers of former Miss USA Noelia Voigt and Miss Teen USA UmaSofia Srivastava are speaking out — in place of their daughters, who they say are still bound by non-disclosure agreements with the Miss USA organization.

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2024 Met Gala: Everything to know about fashion’s annual soiree

Fashion’s biggest night out — hosted at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York each year on the first Monday of May — is both a forever-evolving spectacle and a carefully crafted event. A parade of A-Listers dress according to the theme inspired by the Costume Institute’s latest exhibition (some more than others) and walk the steps up to the museum before disappearing inside to enjoy the galleries, dinner and drinks.

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Many intimate Renaissance portraits hidden behind covers — new exhibition explores why

Half a millennium ago, the Protestant rebel priest Martin Luther sent out a number of small paintings as a marital announcement with political implications. He’d commissioned German painter Lucas Cranach the Elder to commemorate his controversial union with the nun Katharina von Bora in 1525 through complementary round portraits concealed in wooden boxes. Before long, their allies had received the secretive gift that boldly rejected Catholicism’s rules around clerical celibacy.

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In photos: The ‘Dune: Part Two’ cast’s red carpet looks out of this world

With Zendaya one of the leaders of red-carpet method dressing when promoting her movie roles, the expectations for the “Dune: Part Two” press tour have been high.

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