Former Miss USA faces drunken driving trial

Former Michigan beauty queen Rima Fakih is scheduled to go on trial today on a drunken driving charge.
AP Wire
Apr 11, 2012


Fakih’s case is scheduled before 30th District Court Judge Brigette Officer in Highland Park, an enclave of Detroit.

Two years ago, Fakih became the first Arab-American crowned Miss USA.

The 26-year-old was stopped Dec. 3, 2011, and police said they found an open bottle of champagne behind the driver’s seat. Fakih was accused of driving 60 mph in a Jaguar and weaving through traffic without using a signal.

Fakih has said she wasn’t drinking that night, but two police breath tests put her blood-alcohol content at more than twice the legal limit.

Fakih’s family moved to New York from Lebanon in 1993 and 10 years later to Dearborn, a Detroit suburb.



Wow, this is not good news at all. I hope that she will stop the drinking and driving and I hope that justice is served just as it would be for anyone else. Thank you for letting us know and please keep us updated on how it all turns out.


Some people feel that they can lie to their friends and get away with reading reviews for casinos and it's silly because the tests can prove otherwise.


did I read this wrong...MISS USA??? was bertha butt a judge?


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