Jillian Bandes

Since then, Prejean cancelled her keynote speech at the New Jersey Family Policy Council’s Defenders of the Family fundraiser, an appearance at an invitation-only event at the National Republican Club of Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and numerous other radio segments.

Prejean had been promoting her new book "Still Standing: The Untold Story of My Fight Against Gossip, Hate, and Political Attacks,” released this week. In it, she writes about pornography and her feelings on the tape that surfaced during the lawsuit.

"Our bodies are temples of the Lord. We should earn respect and admiration for our hearts, not for showing skin to look sexy ... I have since learned that your outer beauty can only get you so far in life,” she wrote.

Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com