Trump isn't center of Miss Universe as pageant crowns winner
LAS VEGAS - Donald Trump's pageant days are over after his controversial comments about immigrants created a backlash, but the Miss Universe show must go on.
The pageant that pits international beauties against one another returns to Las Vegas at 4 p.m. Sunday to crown a winner.
NBC and Trump co-owned the Miss Universe Organization until this year. The real-estate developer offended Hispanics in June after making anti-immigrant remarks in announcing his Republican presidential run.
That led Spanish-language network Univision to pull out of the broadcast and NBC to cut business ties with Trump, including selling its stake in the pageants to the reality television star.
The organization includes the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants, and Trump sold it in September to entertainment company WME-IMG.
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