The CEO and executive chairman of the Miss America Organization has resigned amid the ongoing fallout over crass emails he sent and received.
One email involved Haskell joking with pageant writer Lewis Friedman about calling former Miss Americas “c*nts.”
Haskell said in a statement that “much of what was reported is dishonest, deceptive, and despicable,” calling the emails “not indicative of my character.”
Today he has resigned:
Update from the Board of Directors… pic.twitter.com/W8am9ii2fM
— Miss America Org (@MissAmericaOrg) December 23, 2017
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