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The swimsuit portion of the Miss Teen USA competition, a portion that in hindsight maybe never should have existed in the first place, is officially extinct. According to USA Today, instead of swimsuits, the teen beauty queens will now be modeling athletic wear for the judges. Sorry, Miss Teen USA contestants, you will have to wait a few more years to be objectified in the swimsuit portion of adult pageants.

Guess they will have to rely on their other assets.
Guess they will have to rely on their other assets.
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Miss Universe Organization president Paula Shugart wrote in a memo to state pageant directors that they are eliminating the swimsuit competition to "evolve in ways that celebrate women’s strength, confidence and beauty for years to come." She goes on to say: