The 230lb beauty queen: Meet the Miss America hopeful who went from buxom blonde to bikini babe


The 230lb beauty queen: Meet the Miss America hopeful who went from buxom blonde to bikini babe

The 230lb beauty queen: Meet the Miss America hopeful who went from portly to pageant babe

4:59 PM on 5th July 2011

Heavier: Bree on her 16th birthday, with blonde hair Miss South Carolina is telling people a pretty big secret. She lost 110 pounds before taking the beauty pageant crown.

Transformation: Bree has gone from a portly blonde teenager, left, to a swimwear competition winner

Miss South Carolina is telling people a pretty big secret. She lost 110 pounds before taking the beauty pageant crown Miss South Carolina is telling people a pretty big secret. She lost 110 pounds before taking the beauty pageant crown.

From piece of cake to world peace: Bree is far more confident following the weight loss

Glory! Bree celebrates the moment she is told she has won the Miss South Carolina title, putting her in the running for Miss America

Glory! Bree celebrates the moment she is told she has won the Miss South Carolina title, putting her in the running for Miss America

Just over a year ago: A heavier Bree poses with family members Just over a year ago: A heavier Bree poses with family members

It”s in the jeans: A heavier Bree poses between two family members, left, and with an old pair of pants, right