Knoxville "Hooters Girl" Christina Coleman will be one of 60 women to compete in the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant Thursday night.
The pageant, celebrating its 30th anniversary, will be conducted at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Fans will be able to watch the pageant live at 9 p.m. at Hooters locations around the country. (A recording of the pageant also will air on FOX-Speed TV at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17.)
In a press release, Coleman, a single mother, is said to enjoy dancing and working out. The release adds, "She has an obsession with shoes and probably couldn’t live without her favorite pair of boots. Christina loves to travel and aspires to see the world."
Ultimate Fighting Championship icons Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian will host the pageant, which will be judged by actress Audrina Patridge, the UFC's Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Cynthia Bailey, former NBA player Jay Williams, "The Daily Buzz" host Lance Smith, actress Susie Castillo, NFL player Terrell Owens and military hero Lt. Col. Jason Amerine.
The winner will be crowned Miss Hooters International 2013 and win $30,000.