When the producers of "Miss America, Behind the Crown, " were looking around for a lead actress they came up with a brilliant idea - why not have Caroline Sapp play herself? Sapp, 25, will make her acting debut in the made-for-TV movie, which tells the story of the beauty queen's relationship with the allegedly abusive Nuu Faaola, a former New York Jets running back. The NBC movie airs Sept. 21, two days after Sapp's reign as Miss America ends.
BEAUTY FACES CHALLENGE OF PLAYING HER ROYAL SELF
By Deseret News