NEW YORK (AP) - Miss USA Tara Conner tells People magazine in an upcoming issue that she's used cocaine. Conner nearly lost her
crown for hard partying in New York nightclubs
Conner says she didn't think she had a problem but now realizes
that she suffers from alcoholism and addiction.
She logged in 31 days at the Caron Foundation rehab center in
Donald Trump said in December that Conner could hold onto her
crown if she changed her ways. She then entered rehab. Trump owns
the Miss U-S-A pageant.
Conner is from Russell Springs, Kentucky, and has been competing
in pageants since age four.
Her mother, Brenda Johnson, tells the magazine that Conner once
showed up to school drunk when she was 14.
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