It seems strange — and likely all too appropriate — that Donald Trump would be tied to the most controversial moment of this year’s Miss USA pageant, a spectacle the puffy presidential candidate no longer owns as of last year.
Last night, Judge Laura Brown, executive editor at Harper’s Bazaar, asked Miss Hawaii Chelsea Hardin a question that is known by everyone (except Brown apparently) to be a secret you don’t have to offer up. However, pleading the Fifth doesn’t do many favors in a contest dependent on poise and grace. So Miss Hawaii responded as best as one can to what may be the most divisive question out there right now, but that didn’t stop the internet from blowing up with well-placed fury.
OMG NOT FAIR. THAT IS NOT FAIR. POOR HAWAII. #MissUSA— DGC (@DGCsays) June 6, 2016
My first answer to Hawaii’s question is, “How about NONE YO BUSINESS”#MissUSA— Anna Montgomery (@AnnaEMontgomery) June 6, 2016
I applaud Miss Hawaii for her answer. That judge shouldn’t have asked her that question ‘cause it’s nobody’s business but her own #MissUSA— 24k Black Girl Magic (@LilBusie) June 6, 2016
EXCUSE ME, SHAME ON MISS USA FOR THAT QUESTION. Miss Hawaii is such a poised young woman and handled that flawlessly. #MissUSA— Absofcourse (@Absofcourseee) June 6, 2016
I’m embarrassed for the entire #MissUSA organization. Asking a contestant who they would vote for is absolutely inappropriate.— Madeline Langdon (@MadelineLangdon) June 6, 2016
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