Sheila McClear is a freelance writer who regularly contributes to the New York Post, among others. Her work has also appeared on and in the New York Observer. Her book, Last of the Live Nude Girls, will be out in 2011 from Soft Skull.

First pageant organizers paid for Miss California’s breast implants. Now they could dethrone her for showing her breasts off. It all boils down to who controls Carrie Prejean’s body—and who profits from it.