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Carrie Prejean

Prejean, a.k.a. Miss California, first gained notoriety in April 2009 when she told judges at the Miss USA pageant that she was raised to believe same-sex marriage was wrong. The uproar that followed didn't stop her from stepping in as a spokeswoman for the conservative National Organization for Marriage. So imagine the shock when racy topless pics of the beauty queen surfaced online at thedirty.com. Shortly after, she released a statement saying the site "mocks me for my Christian faith" and claiming the photos were modeling shots from her teenage years. MORE: Carrie Prejean confirms 'sex tape,' but ...Denis Poroy / Associated Press