PEOPLE has exclusively learned that Jeannie Mai, who took issue with the real estate tycoon's comments, remains committed to the pageant's cause and will be in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 12 as planned.
"For the past several years, I have been co-hosting both Miss USA and Miss Universe aligned to support President Paula Shugart. I can't abandon these women when they need our support now more than ever," Mai, who also hosts the daytime talk show The Real, continues. "The mission of the Miss Universe...
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