The network, producer Donald J. Trump and Paula M. Shugart, president of the Miss Universe Organization, revealed the names of the celebrities and experts who will judge the 59th annual Miss USA Pageant. The program will be broadcast live on NBC from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino May 16.
The pageant's other judges are Carmelo Anthony of the NBA's Denver Nuggets, who is a two-time Olympic medalist; Tara Conner, Miss USA 2006; Paula Deen, best-selling author, chef and host of four shows on The Food Network; Phil Ruffin, U.S. businessman and real-estate mogul; Suze Yalof-Schwartz, executive fashion editor-at-large of Glamour magazine; and Johnny Weir, three-time National Champion figure skater and Olympian.
As previously announced, the hosts of the show will be Curtis Stone, renowned chef and current contestant on "The Celebrity Apprentice," and Natalie Morales, "Today" show co-host and correspondent.
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