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Model Joyce Prado, who represented Bolivia in 2018's Miss Universe Pageant, held in Thailand, has been stripped of her Miss Bolivia and Miss Santa Cruz crowns after revealing she's pregnant.

To pageant organizers, this was considered a breach of contract—contestants in the Miss Universe pageant agree to remain unwed during the competition, as well as the year of their "reign."


Prado announced the news of her pregnancy on Instagram alongside boyfriend, model Rodrigo Giménez:

"I want to share with you that I am the happiest woman in the world because my life is full of love, because together with the man of my dreams we are beginning to live the most beautiful stage of our lives."


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Shortly thereafter, modeling agency Promociones Gloria, who organizes the Miss Santa Cruz and Miss Bolivia pageants, announced that the 22-year-old model would be stripped of her crowns, though they said they maintained "cordial" relations with Prado.


Though the modeling agency didn't explicitly say Prado's pregnancy was the reason for her lost crowns, they did post a picture of this newspaper headline on Instagram:

"Joyce Prado is left without a crown because of her pregnancy."

Promociones Gloria general manager Tatiana Limpas said that the company would maintain a working relationship with Prado:

"She will remain in the ranks of the agency as a model."

Twitter wasn't too happy about the news:


The Miss Universe pageant, as well as similar pageants all over the world, have faced growing scrutiny over the years for their objectification of women.

As unfair as it may seem to some, pageant rules are very clear on contestants becoming pregnant:

"They must not have ever been married, not had a marriage annulled nor given birth to, or parented a child...titleholders are also required to remain unmarried throughout their reign."

Fortunately, it doesn't seem like Prado is too worried about her lost title—she's got an exciting new direction coming in her life and she's ready for the change!




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Dad jokes can feel like the unloved step-sibling of the comical world. "Why would we laugh at something so obvious and stupid?"

Becuase it's hilarious, that's why. Just check out the following entries below and see for yourself.

Reddit user, u/GrotiusandPufendorf, wanted to know what the funniest jokes on the planet are when they asked:

What is your favorite dad joke?

A Murder Of Cows?

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Dad: Look at that flock of cows over there.

Kids: A HERD of cows.

Dad: Of course I heard of cows, there is a flock of them right over there.

Note: pulled that joke successfully a few times, and my kids even did it to their summer camp instructor.

ManOfLaBook

We Should Probably Leaf

At the park with my girls: "Dad, can we go play?"

Me: "sure, just stay away from those trees over there"

Girls: " umm...ok, why?"

Me: " I don't know...they look a little shady to me."

Good for producing eye rolls

Fleurdelis502

What Better Way To Carry It Home

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"Would you like the milk in the bag?"

Dad: "No thanks, you can keep it in the carton."

Captain-Yesh

Scrambled Or Over-Easy?

Dad at breakfast: I'll have bacon and eggs, please

Waiter: How do you like your eggs?

Dad: I don't know, I haven't gotten them yet!

roman12325

Feeling The Humor

Dad: "Nice shirt, is that felt?"

Not Dad: "No."

Dad: Reaches over and touches sleeve "It is now!"

Cheese_Pancakes

That Joke Killed!

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Why do graveyards have gates?

Because people are dying to get in.

My Dad always told it passing a graveyard.

Vlaed

Lean Back. Lean Back.

"I love my furniture. My recliner and I go way back."

akaShadezz11

Stating The Obvious, But Still Hilarious

I had a terrible day yesterday. As I was walking home, a man in a wheelchair stole my camouflage jacket!

As he was wheeling away, I shouted after him, "you can hide but you can't run!"

Jantra

Give It A Second...

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A magician was walking down the street.

Then, he turned into a grocery store.

aworldwithoutshrimp

Car Humor. That's All.

Dad putting car in reverse

Dad: Ahh, this takes me back

Hkatsupreme

That's Always The Point

Not a joke in the traditional sense but, when I'm at a restaurant and the waitress says "Do you wanna box for that?" I always reply with "No, but I'll wrestle you for it."

No one ever gets it but it makes me laugh. And that's the point, right?

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And the King of Them All...?

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I tell dad jokes.

Sometimes he laughs.

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Believing in dub stuff as a kid is par for the course. When we're children, we're just tinier humans with less life experience, right? But let's be real- some of the dumb things we believed were actually really, really dumb.

u/ThePolishPA asked: What's the dumbest thing you believed as a child?

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Oprah Winfrey may no longer be doling out free cars by the dozens like she did on her long-running day time talk show.

But that doesn't mean her generosity is history.

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