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The Model Allegedly Threatened By Chris Brown Was Stripped Of Her Pageant Crown

The 24-year-old didn't uphold the moral obligations of Miss Regional California 2016 and was thus dethroned. 

Beylee Curran, the 24-year-old at the center of Chris Brown's latest legal troubles is reportedly not so squeaky clean. According to reports from the New York Daily News, the model who won the Miss Regional California 2016 was stripped of her title for not upholding her moral responsibilities.

“She won in April but we stripped her of the title in June. She is not Miss Regional California 2016,” said CEO Lowona Crawford. “We have asked her many times to please return the sash and crown, but she has ignored us.”

Curran alleged that the Royalty singer pointed a gun in her face, which led to a 14-hour stand off with the LAPD. Brown was later arrested and then released from jail after posting a $250,000 bail. Curran also claims to have won the Miss California USA Ambassador title, however Crawford said Curran never competed in that pageant. "We don't know why she said she won that," Crawford continued.

Crawford won't go into detail, but claims Curran didn't uphold the moral agreement that comes with being Miss Regional California 2016.

“She knows we are very upstanding ... if you can’t be a role model for this organization, you will be dethroned. Let’s just leave it at that,” Crawford said.

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He's an actor, a former pro-wrestler, a father of three and he identifies as both Black and Samoan.

Over the weekend, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson took to Twitter to clear up any and all misconceptions about how he views himself. The matter grew out of a discussion about how Johnson was "presented" in his early days with WWE.

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"Glad I came across this and I'll give you guys some context & truth," he began his tweet with. "I identify as exactly what I am - both. Equally proud. Black/Samoan." Johnson is the son of a Samoan mother and a Black father. He took after his dad, Rocky Johnson, who  was also a professional wrestler.

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