Rima Fakih is an American beauty pageant contestant who won the 2010 Miss USA crown. She represented the state of
Michigan in the Miss USA 2010 pageant, having previously reigned victorious in the 2010 Miss Michigan USA competition.
It was announced on February 17, 2011 that Fakih, a longtime wrestling fan, would be a contestant on the revival of
WWE Tough Enough on the USA Network.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to battle for a title in an entirely different competition," said Fakih.
"Miss USA is an incredible honor that's provided invaluable experience which will undoubtedly help me as I push my
performance and athletic skills to the limit. I look forward to learning if I have the mettle to make it in WWE."