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."
Related: Former Miss Florida USA Sues Pageant After Losing Crown
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:
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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.
Related: Miss Florida USA Just Lost Her Title!
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:
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Smells like a winner!
The Miss Universe Organization is taking their beauty to the next level by creating three new fragrances inspired by the winners of the 2012 Miss Universe, Miss USA and Teen USA pageants!
The president of the company manufacturing the perfumes, Omni Scents said of the scents:
”The Miss Universe fragrance collection will express the extraordinary feminine allure and aspirational glamor embodied by the pageants, and the outstanding women who win the titles. We hope to tap into that mindset, and with each fragrance, create an aura that makes every girl feel confidently beautiful.”
You’ll be able to smell like the beauties in June, but until then, you can check out the winners on Wednesday night!
[Image via Valerie Macon/Miss Universe Organization.]
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Despite a looming lawsuit from Donald Trump, the former Miss Pennsylvania USA is remaining steadfast in her quest for "the truth to be made known" about the possibly predetermined top five contestants.
However, it doesn't sound like Sheena Monnin has much evidence to support her allegations. She claims Miss Florida told her about the supposed list with the finalists, but that contestant has released a statement saying she was merely joking.
Since Monnin admits on The Today Show (above) that she
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