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Miss Teen USA Wants You To Know She's 'Embarassed' About Her Racist Tweets — See If You Buy Her Apology On GMA!
She's super sorry, you guys!
Shortly after Karlie Hay was crowned Miss Teen USA on Saturday night, the beauty queen came under fire for offensive tweets from 2013 — where she repeatedly used the N-word so casually, you'd think it was Snoop Dogg's social media page.
After the Texas native found herself in the middle of a social media firestorm mere hours after winning the competition, the 18-year-old took to Twitter to explain that the incriminating tweets were "not representative of who I am as a person."
Despite the half-hearted apology not cutting it for most fans, the Miss Universe Organization stood by the winner saying they were "committed to supporting her continued growth."
When Hay stopped by Tuesday's Good Morning America to offer a real apology, the beauty queen made it clear she has grown from overcoming this "obstacle." She said:
Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay WILL Keep Her Title Despite Extensive N-Word Usage — See The Pageant's Official Ruling!
Well, she's keeping her crown…
Despite the rampant and wild social media backlash on Sunday, new Miss Teen USA pageant winner Karlie Hay will NOT lose her crown despite having been shown to publicly use racist language in her past.
After the flood of tweets and other very public criticisms of the teenaged pageant queen being crowned Miss Teen USA, the Miss Universe Organization has now officially stepped in with a statement about the issue, saying:
This is not exactly the way you want to win Miss Teen USA.
Karlie Hay, a Texan and former Miss Texas Teen USA, won the pageant on Saturday night in Las Vegas… and almost immediately, she got DRAGGED online when it was discovered she's been using the n-word a LOT in old tweets!
The 18-year-old hadn't even been crowned for a few hours before angry Twitter users had already dug up the dirt, tweeting the following (below):