Hilarious Miss New York Contestant Proves Us Wrong About Beauty Queens
6:45 pm, January 10th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Pageant contestants — usually perceived as vapid, plastic blondes whose greatest ambition is to miraculously be responsible for creating “world peace.” But a hilarious aspiring Miss New York contestant is quickly convincing us otherwise.
For her submission video, Laura Hajek (not “Hijack,” she’ll have you know) of Glen Falls, New York sits down for an interview with a bizarre, slightly disfigured puppet named Sheldon Crest. She shows not her ability to model in a bikini, but her ability to be freaking hilarious. (And no, it’s not a fake! Her video, which The Observer dug up, is really on the Miss New York website):
Were we totally wrong about our perceptions of beauty queens? Not totally, no: