Though the media learned Carrie Prejean was getting fired before she did (“This is the first that I’ve heard of it,” she told Access Hollywood when they asked for her take), the former Miss California has a theory as to why she was fired—and it’s not that she was missing appearances.
What’s behind this I think is a political debate. They don’t agree with the stance that I took [on Prop 8]. Shanna [Moakler, ex-Miss California USA Executive Director] is trying to bash me. They don’t like me. From day one they wanted me out and they got what they wanted…I was very respectful of people even when they slandered me and humiliated me. I have not once stooped down to their level.
She also claims that the pageant wanted her to pose for Playboy and star on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Though director Keith Lewis says he was merely passing along all offers as she’d earlier requested.
“It was a combatative relationship. It was just very difficult for us….I don’t think she ever really wanted to have the title afterwards because that wasn’t consistent with her behavior,” Lewis told CBS’ The Early Show this morning.
“I think if you tell your boss, I’m not going to do the job, I’m going to do whatever I want, you can’t tell me what I’m going to do, I think that you expect that your boss is going to say to you, you know what, you’re probably not supposed to be in this job anymore.”
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