Go Behind the Headlines of Miss USA Winner on E!'s AFTER SHOCK: TARA CONNER, 6/14
Tara Conner became infamous as the Miss USA winner who was nearly stripped of her crown when reports surfaced of drug use, underage drinking, and promiscuity. Now, the once "disgraced Miss USA" is sitting down with E! to reveal new details surrounding the Scandal that rocked the pageant world, including how the truth was discovered and the horrible secret that may have contributed to her destructive behavior.
Joined by her fiancé and two of her best friends, Tara talks candidly about how she overcame the public scrutiny, her long road to recovery, and what she has planned for the future. In the intimate thirty-minute special, E! goes behind the scandalous headlines and over-the-top rumors and gets The Real Story of how Tara Conner's world came crashing down, in her own words. "After Shock: Tara Conner" premieres Saturday, June 14th @ 8:00pm ET/PT only on E!
Select Tara quotes from the special include:
On her disturbing past -
"You have to ask yourself, where does that come from? I didn't wake up one day and say, 'I want to be this girl.' You know? No child should ever have to go through that. No one should have to go through that."
On growing up in the pageant world -
"I think pageants in a way kept me out of a little bit of trouble. It was definitely an ultimate mask because no one expects for a pageant girl to have problems."
On Miss USA President Paula M. Shugart -
"Paula was always onto me...She knew that I was lying. She could see something in me that no one else really could see."
How does Tara look now and what became of her life once the paparazzi storm settled? Find out when "After Shock: Tara Conner" premieres Saturday, June 14that 8:00pm only on E!