The Queen of Beauty Carrie Prejean, who is famous by taking a stand against gay marriage at the Miss USA pageant, has been fired as Miss California for violating her contract, yesterday (Wednesday).

Carrie Prejean, who almost lost her Miss California crown last month because of the same-sex marriage story and revelations that she had posed topless at 17 years old, failed to fulfill her duties.

“This was a decision based solely on contract violations including Ms. Prejean’s unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organization,” Keith Lewis, the pageant’s executive director, said in a statement.

The pageant Donald Trump, who had stood by Prejean, 22 years old said:

“I told Carrie she needed to get back to work and honor her contract with the Miss California USA organization and I gave her the opportunity to do so,” Trump said in the statement.

“Unfortunately it just doesn’t look like it’s going to happen and I offered Keith my full support in making this decision,” he said. “Carrie is a beautiful young woman and I wish her well as she pursues other interests.”

Pageant officials said first runner-up Tami Farrell would assume the crown and take over Prejean’s duties as Miss California.

She answered that “in my country, in my family, I do believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman, no offense to anybody out there. But that’s how I was raised.”

Her views, and the strident reaction to them, came in the midst of heated nationwide debates over same-sex weddings which have recently been legalized in five U.S. states but banned in a California referendum in November.

Prejean defended her answer while acting as a fill-in host on the “Fox and Friends” program on the Fox network. She said her position was similar to that taken by President Barack Obama.

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