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Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih dropped by The TODAY Show this morning, and after exchanging a few pleasantries, Matt & Meredith went in for the kill. The anchor wasted no time quizzing the beauty on controversial pictures that have leaked of the former Miss Michigan participating in what appears to be a pole-dancing contest.

On Monday, Detroit radio show “Mojo In The Morning” published pictures of Fakih performing a striptease during a 2007 station-sponsored event. The 24-year-old Kardashian doppleganger beat out 50 other women to win the competition.

“The strippers there taught the contestants how to do moves like ‘booty poppin’ and pole dancing. Rima told us at the time that she was a model — and her routine was awesome! She definitely deserved to win,” head DJ Mojo said of the brewing controversy. “We got phone calls from the Miss USA people and they’re pissed off! We asked if Rima’s going to be in trouble over these photos, and they would not comment on it. We would hope she won’t lose her title…”

Rima, on the other hand, maintains that the pictures were actually taken during a promotional event hosted by a friend. She denies any wrongdoing.

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