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According to the story, Haskell praised media consultant Tammy Haddad for a devising a "brilliant" plan that would drive Carlson "(insane)." (Haddad also called Carlson a "snake" in the email thread.)"As a proud former Miss America and former member of the Board of the Miss America Organization, I am shocked and deeply saddened by the disgusting statements about women attributed to the leadership of the MAO.
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Haskell and a top employee allegedly joked about wishing Shindle (who was crowned in 1998) were dead in one email, according to the story.
“I almost don't have the words to respond," Shindle said in a statement posted to Twitter, which called for the immediate resignation of the entire board of directors, especially Haskell.