A Lot Of People Are Very Upset That An Indian-American Woman Won The Miss America Pageant

“And the Arab wins Miss America, classic.” posted on

Sunday night Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, was crowned the winner of the 2014 Miss America Pageant. She is the first contestant of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America.

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1. When her win was announced, Twitter immediately exploded with hateful tweets, with people calling her Arab.

Miss Arab wins Miss America and the score of the Seattle/SanFran game is 5-0 at the half? What is life?

4. And shock that an Indian-American would win because “this is America.”

9. Other people were offended that she was crowned Miss America so close to the anniversary of 9/11.

12. And joked about her having possible ties to a terrorist group like al-Qaeda.

17. And some were just outright racist.

Miss America, footlong buffalo chicken on whole wheat. Please and thank you.

20. One of the most heavily shared pictures of the night was a four-panel image of Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail.

21. With people claiming Theresa Vail is what a “real Miss America looks like.”

Man our president nor our new Miss America isn't even American I'm sorry but Miss Kansas I salute you your the real American #MissAmerica

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