Former Miss USA, and current DUI defendant, Rima Fakih is picking up some crisis management tips from two of her beauty queen sisters … one of whom is no stranger to controversy.
Fakih was arrested back on December 3 for driving under the influence. Cops said Fakih”s blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.
Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner — who almost lost her crown over “inappropriate behavior” and allegations of drug use — tells us she reached out to Fakih because, “I know how horrible it feels to have the media air your dirty laundry and it is important to have a support system.”
Fakih also got a call from Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler who says, “I told Rima the transition to life after the crown can be tough, but we’re a sisterhood and we help each other out.”
Rima, Tara, and Shanna are meeting up this weekend in Las Vegas for the Miss Nevada USA pageant. To be a fly on that wall …