Miss Delaware Teen USA Resigns Over Alleged Sex Video Scandal - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Miss Delaware Teen USA Resigns Over Alleged Sex Video Scandal

Posted: Updated:
BETHANY BEACH, Del. -

The website TMZ reports Miss Delaware Teen USA Melissa King resigned Tuesday after a video surfaced online that allegedly featured the 18-year-old.

A pageant spokesperson tells FOX 29's Shawnette Wilson pageant officials received a call from a media outlet Monday night inquiring about the allegations, but said before they had a chance to investigate, a resignation letter had been sent by King's attorney, Gregory Hannigan.

FOX 29 called Hannigan's office for comment but the attorney was not available to return our call.

According to TMZ, the video in question was shot in June 2012.

A similar report was also published in the Delaware News Journal.

Residents of King's Bethany Beach hometown describe the news as a shock.

According to reports, King has stated the person in the video is not her.

A pageant official told TMZ they have already reached out to the first runner-up to replace King.

You can read the report on the TMZ website.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Veteran Says He Escaped Attempted Armed Robber at Fast Food Drive-Thru

    Veteran Says He Escaped Attempted Armed Robber at Fast Food Drive-Thru

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:53:43 GMT
    All a 59-year-old Navy veteran wanted was a cheeseburger when he placed an order at the Burger King drive-thru on Tilton Road in Egg Harbor Township. Instead he got a brush with death on Sunday.
    All a 59-year-old Navy veteran wanted was a cheeseburger when he placed an order at the Burger King drive-thru on Tilton Road in Egg Harbor Township. Instead he got a brush with death on Sunday.
  • Police: Mother Left 6-week-Old Son In SUV

    Police: Mother Left 6-week-Old Son In SUV

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:40:41 GMT
    Philadelphia Police say a 35-year-old mother left her 6-week-old son inside her SUV at the Walmart on Franklin Mills Boulevard.
    Philadelphia Police say a 35-year-old mother left her 6-week-old son inside her SUV at the Walmart on Franklin Mills Boulevard.
  • Two Masked Men Steal Over $180,000 From Caesars Casino

    Two Masked Men Steal Over $180,000 From Caesars Casino

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:33:01 GMT
    Authorities say two men stole $181,200.00 from Caesars Casino in Atlantic City early Monday morning.
    Authorities say two men stole $181,200.00 from Caesars Casino in Atlantic City early Monday morning.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices