Do Beauty Pageants Serve Any Useful Purpose to Modern Society?

Posted by Anthonism


In honor of Paulina Vega of Colombia being crowned Miss Universe, it's time to revisit John Oliver's brilliant and hilarious summation of everything that is wrong with the Miss America pageant as he poses the question, "How is this still a thing?" Watch the HBO clip from his show Last Week Tonight then feel free to comment below.

What are your thoughts? Do beauty pageants cause more harm than good? The pros? The cons? Should they continue? Should they be banned?



Here are the links to the women's scholarship funds that John mentioned on air:

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