sponsor denies using F word
Cr7 kids don’t Miss:Readers’ Choice 2013Pub Crawl: The CoveJune happeningsDream Home: Beauty exudes old world charm’90s Pop StarsComics GamesThat’s what lawyers for the Inc. argued at a hearing Tuesday before state District Judge. Today they’ll continue trying to convince Stryker not to give Ramirez her crown back.
The organization stripped Ramirez of the title Jan. 25, saying she violated the agreement she and her mother signed in April 2010, when Ramirez won the Miss San Antonio pageant.
Pageant leaders replaced her with first runnerup, 21, until Ramirez sued the organization Feb. 7. Dixon sat in court Tuesday as Ramirez, 17, and the organization’s former director, testified Ramirez should not have been removed.
Both acknowledged Ramirez had been late to a number of Miss San Antonio events, which is a nono under her contract. Coyle also testified Ramirez did not show up at one event.
The group’s lawyers knocked Ramirez for giving several media interviews after she was booted. They argued it was another violation of her contract, which says she must get approval from the organization to speak to reporters.
When Ramirez sued, a judge granted a temporary cr7 kids restraining order that bars the organization from promoting Dixon as Miss San Antonio 2011. Now Ramirez wants Stryker nike magista fg “does not have clean hands” because she breached her contract by being late to Miss San Antonio events, failing to show up at some and appearing at nonMiss San Antonio functions without permission. Wallis also said she was insubordinate.
“It’s a matter of cr7 kids attitude, Wallis argued. “It’s a matter of responsibility,
On the stand, Ramirez countered the allegations, nike magista fg most of which had been made by the organization’s new executive director, Ramirez called them lies, mischaracterizations or exaggerations.
Flores, a convicted felon who owes the government $13.5 million in a Medicare fraud and tax case, hasn’t appeared in court in the pageant controversy. Flores replaced Coyle as director in November.
Coyle said she gave Ramirez a formal counseling session in part for being late to events. But nike magista fg Coyle testified it was a policy of the board to give three written counselings before seeking removal.
Asked if Flores followed protocol, Coyle testified, “As far as I know, she did not,
The new pageant organizers also found themselves defending their remarks about Ramirez’s weight.
Ramirez testified she was told by a pageant official to lose 13 pounds. She said she is a size 2 and weighs 129 pounds the same as when she won the crown.
Wallis said the weight issue was to highlight the need to be healthy, and to avoid junk food to guard against acne.
He pressed Ramirez to admit that no one called her “fat, That exchange came after a document written by Flores was introduced as evidence that said, in part: “Weight gain and gain in inches are in direct violation of (Ramirez’s) contract, cr7 kids.