Monday, January 15, 2007
Miss New Jersey has a bun in the oven
Not to be left out of the recent beauty pageant kerfuffle, Miss New Jersey is giving up her crown because she is pregnant:
Ashley Harder, the current Miss New Jersey USA, has resigned from the pageant post because she is pregnant, The Philadelphia Daily News reported in Monday's newspapers.2007 Runner-up for Miss New Jersey, Erin Abrahamson of Essex Fells, will be assuming the title.
Harder, 20, told the newspaper she voluntarily stepped down because it's against pageant rules to compete while pregnant. She could not immediately be reached for comment by The Associated Press.