Amy Polumbo (Miss
New Jersey) scandal, photos and blackmail
Photos of Miss New
Jersey, Amy Polumbo, spark the latest scandal from the beauty
Polumbo, the 2007 Miss New Jersey, held a press conference to
announce that she will not give in to threats and blackmail. The
22-year-old Miss New Jersey is determined not to let the
Update to the story -
click here, the photos released
According to Amy Polumbo's lawyer,
Anthony Caruso, a package of photos of the beauty have been
received, and the anonymous sender is asking Miss New Jersey to
give up her Crown by Friday, or her pictures will be made
public. Her lawyer comments that the pictures show Amy Polumbo
with friends, and some of them "may have been pictures that she
posted some years ago on a private web site".
Caruso declined to elaborate further,
but said that the blackmailers simply try to make the pictures
out worse than they really are. He didn't want to say anything
else, as more pictures could arrive and change everything. The
latter sparked a search frenzy on the Internet today - everyone
seems to be looking for the private website hosting the
scandalous pictures of Amy Polumbo. No "winners" so far.
Amy Polumbo won Miss New Jersey in June,
which gave her the right to compete in the Miss America beauty
pageant. Polumbo had entered and won her only other pageant
appearance as Miss Seashore Line.
Ironically, when Amy Polumbo won the
Crown, she said that she would like to raise more awareness and
education of Internet safety issues to help protect children
from cyber-predators and dangerous situations.
Published on 07/05/2007