COPY-Beauty queen doesn't know who wants to hurt her

Associated Press - July 9, 2007 8:33 AM ET

NEW YORK (AP) - Miss New Jersey says whoever is trying to blackmail her must be "very miserable" and she feels "really bad" for that person.

Amy Polumbo appeared on NBC's "Today" show to discuss the threatening packages demanding that she give up her crown. Polumbo says they contain anonymous letters and photographs with fictitious captions and may also be doctored.

The beauty queen says the photographs appeared on her Facebook page and do not contain nudity or show her engaging in any illegal activity, such as underage drinking.

However, her lawyer says Miss America contestants have to abide by a moral turpitude clause, and they are awaiting the outcome of an investigation.

Polumbo says she doesn't know who wants to hurt her.

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