Alysha Harris

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Alysha Harris
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Alysha Noel Harris
(1987-12-25) December 25, 1987 (age 27)
La Grange, Kentucky, U.S.
Title(s) Miss Kentucky USA 2008
Major
competition(s)
Miss USA 2008

Alysha Noel Harris (born December 25, 1987) is an American beauty queen from La Grange[1] who competed in the Miss USA pageant in 2008.

Harris won the Miss Kentucky USA 2008 title in a state pageant held in Somerset, Kentucky in January 2008[2] and was crowned by Michelle Banzer, who held the Miss Kentucky USA 2007 title. This was Harris's first attempt at the title, as well as her first pageant ever. Harris is bi-racial, half black and white.[3] Harris represented Kentucky in the Miss USA 2008 pageant that was held in the spring of 2008 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her sister titleholder is Shannen Reil, Miss Kentucky Teen USA 2008.

There was some controversy the weekend after the pageant at a Kentucky Derby party when Harris was photographed dancing with New England Patriots star wide receiver Randy Moss. Reportedly at first the dancing was playful,[4] but then "the second — and more provocative — photo shows Harris bent over in front of Moss grinding up against him as he holds her hip, which could be depicted as a simulated sex act."[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss Kentucky finalist has Henry County ties". hclocal.com. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "CCHS graduate receives crown of Miss Kentucky USA". Madison Courier. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Miss Kentucky - A Winning Tradition". 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  4. ^ Inside Track. "Horsin' around". bostonherald.com. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "REPORT: MISS KENTUCKY USA 2008 GETS FRIENDLY WITH NFL STAR MOSS". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "SPORTSbyBROOKS » Pics: Randy Moss Bends Over Miss Kentucky USA". sportsbybrooks.com. Retrieved 8 February 2015. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Michelle Banzer
Miss Kentucky USA
2008
Succeeded by
Maria Montgomery