Campaign to destroy Miss California still going strong

That statement didn’t sit so well with her mom’s new girlfriend. Openly gay sales rep Valerie Vetrano tells Star exclusively, “Yes, Francine and I dated.”

However, the affair was doomed, says a source. “Francine explained how she was a Christian and that her loved ones would never accept her if she were gay,” the friend says. When Valerie asked her what would happen if she told her daughter Carrie about the two of them, Francine responded, “Carrie would never believe it!”