Contentious litigation between Prejean and the Miss California organization was settled in November Later that month, Prejean released a book relating the story from her point of view. Her mother is an Italian American, and her father is of French descent. In , Prejean's parents separated and subsequently started divorce proceedings. According to her autobiography, Prejean considered the divorce a "trauma that irrevocably shaped the rest of my life". Prejean graduated in from Vista High School. She studied at San Diego Christian College , an evangelical private school located in El Cajon, California , and attends the Rock Church , where she volunteers with their outreach ministries ,  including JC's Girls.
Miss California USA. The advertisement , which accuses same-sex marriage backers of trying to silence opponents like Ms. Prejean, is the latest step into advocacy for the year old Miss California. Prejean, who started giving interviews to the news media shortly after the Miss USA pageant. Solmonese said. On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Senate passed a bill allowing gay marriage. New Hampshire could become the fifth state — and third since early April — to allow same-sex marriages.
Officials for the pageant — owned by tycoon Donald Trump — said Miss Prejean was being dethroned for contract violations over "unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA organisation. It marked an ignominious end for the blonde beauty queen, who triggered a national debate earlier this year when she voiced her opposition to same-sex marriage when answering a question posed by judge at the Miss USA pageant. Miss Prejean, who finished runner-up in the pageant, attracted criticism from same-sex marriage supporters following her comments, which came in response to a question from the celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. Shortly after the furore, the emergence of several risque photos of Miss Prejean taken earlier in her career prompted an investigation into whether she had violated the terms of her contract. Miss California pageant director Keith Lewis said Wednesday's Prejean's dismissal was solely for "contract violations. The best way to transfer money overseas. Terms and Conditions. Style Book. Weather Forecast.
Miss California, a Christian college student named Carrie Prejean, joined in a television ad campaign against gay marriage this week, upsetting homosexual rights advocates, including a head of the Miss California pageant. In the commercial from the National Organization for Marriage, Prejean is shown at the Miss USA competition last month where she answered a question about same-sex marriage by saying she opposed it, drawing both boos and cheers and setting off a raucous debate. She later said her view on marriage cost her the crown. As gay marriage opponents have rallied around Miss California, they have also lost key battles in recent weeks.