TARA CONNOR HAD NOTHING BUT PRAISE FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP AS BOTH A HUMAN BEING AND A PRESIDENT!
If you didn’t think that Donald Trump is a man of second chances and understanding, you’d be sorely mistaken! In fact, 2006 Miss USA winner Tara Conners credits President Trump for saving her from addiction (and ultimately, her life!).
President Trump has a soft spot for those suffering from addication and mental illness, and he refused to allow Connors to lose her crown in 2006 because of the mistakes that she had made. This is a seriously heartwarming story, and we are so proud to see Tara stand up for President Trump and help repay some of the kindness he showed her a decade ago.
Video and full story from Fox News:
It’s been 10 years since Tara Conner was named Miss USA in 2006. The beauty pageant winner nearly lost her crown after allegations arose of Conner’s drug use, underage drinking and sexual indiscretions.
But President Donald Trump stood up for Conner and allowed her to keep her title if she entered a drug rehabilitation program. One decade later, Conner is clean and advocating for addiction prevention.
“I am super grateful for what Donald Trump did for me…when he gave me a second chance,” Conner told Fox News. “He treated [the situation] perfectly because I wasn’t a bad person…I was a sick person.”
Conner said Trump’s views about addiction and mental health is “what we need” and a lot of people voted for him “because they feel as though he can make a change about the addiction crisis.”
“So his words so far have been amazing,” she told us. “I’m really excited what action is taken.”
Conner knows her views on Trump are not popular, especially among Hollywood stars who use their platform to speak out against the president. However, she said it’s her job to leave her personal beliefs to herself and focus on the best way to advocate for her cause.
“I can’t wait another four years to wait for another president to come in here,” she explained of wanting to work with Trump on addiction prevention. “And this is a bipartisan issue so there’s no reason for me not to go to the boss because who else would I go to?”
She added, “If we keep battling each other…nothing’s going to get done. So I do 100 percent support him when it comes to the area of addiction and addiction services and mental health because his success is my success and it’s the country’s success and so of course I’m going to support that.”