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The 10 Dumbest Beauty Queen Answers to Simple Questions

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List of the most awkward Beauty Pageant answers and top Miss America FAILS.  including Miss Utah's 2013 answer to a gender inequality question, Miss South Carolina's geography fail and Miss California's controversial gay marriage question. Funny beauty pageant answers to questions asked by judges is a major reason why Miss America contests are so entertaining. Increasingly, people tune in to hear just what these beauty queens may come up with when pressed to discuss issues that fall out of their areas of expertise.

When Miss Teen South Carolina stumbled over her answer to a question about the American education system during the 2007 Miss Teen USA pageant, her embarrassing "answer"/word vomit became an immediate YouTube sensation. But she is far from the only beauty contestant to give a less-than-stellar answer during her Q&A.Here are the worst beauty pageant answers, ranked by just how cringe-worthy they are. You won't to miss this Miss South Carolina fail, and other funny pageant questions and Miss America stupid answers!
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    Miss Teen USA, 2007, "Such as the Iraq, Everywhere, Like, Such As.."

    Video: YouTube
    "We should help the Iraq." This is the crown jewel of beauty pageant fails, where every second feels like a lifetime.
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    Miss Arizona, 2009, On Universal Healthcare


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    Q: Do you think the U.S. should have universal healthcare as a right of citizenship?

    A: I hear your question and refuse to answer it or express an opinion because everyone has a right to an opinion...
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  • 3

    Miss Italy, 2015, Wants to Experience World War 2

    Video: YouTube

    When 2015's Miss Italy winner was asked which historical period she would most like to live in, she replied "1942," apparently forgetting about all of the death, destruction, genocide, dictatorship, and poverty that ruled during World War II.

    "You know we always read pages and pages on the WWII and I would like to experience it, though obviously being a woman I would have just stayed home and wouldn't have to be a soldier." Lucky her. 

    Source: Independent

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    Miss Hawaii, 1992, "It's a Wonderfully Versatile State You Have There"

    Video: YouTube
    “We are truly the land of the great. From the rocky shores of…Hawaii…to the beautiful sandy beaches of…Hawaii…America is our home.”
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