Movin’ On Up

Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, has been promoted. The local girl who grew up in East Hampton, and now lives in Glastonbury, CT was named Miss USA during last night’s pageant in Las Vegas. Brady, became the second consecutive winner from New England, following Olivia Culpo, from Rhode Island, who went on the become Miss Universe.

Miss Connecticut Erin Brady competes in the swimsuit portion of the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 16, 2013. Brady was later crowned Miss USA 2013.

Miss Connecticut Erin Brady competes in the swimsuit portion of the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 16, 2013. Brady was later crowned Miss USA 2013.


  • LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 16:  Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady walks onstage during the 2013 Miss USA pageant at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on June 16, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Miss Connecticut Erin Brady competes in the swimsuit portion of the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 16, 2013. Brady was later crowned Miss USA 2013.
  • Miss Connecticut USA 2013, Erin Brady of East Hampton, is announced as Miss USA 2013, and congratulated by Miss Alabama USA 2013, Mary Margaret McCord, at the conclusion of the 2013 MISS USA Competition at PH Live in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 16, 2013.  She receives the coveted Miss USA Diamond Nexus Crown and will represent the USA at the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE Competition on November 9th from the Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.    AFP
  • LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 16:  Miss USA 2012 Nana Meriwether crowns Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady the new Miss USA during the 2013 Miss USA pageant at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on June 16, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (
  • Miss Connecticut Erin Brady competes in the swimsuit portion of the Miss USA pageant at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 16, 2013. Brady was later crowned Miss USA 2013.

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