Miss Teen USA Winner Karlie Hay Apologizes for Offensive Tweets

Hours after being crowned Miss Teen USA, Karlie Hay took to Twitter to take responsibility for offensive language found on her Twitter page.
1:12 | 08/01/16

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The new miss teen USA is keeping her crown despite the discovery of some racist tweets from her past. Amid a firestorm of controversy Carly hey. Has apologized for those tweets saying it she's grown as a person since posting a. This morning the newly crowned miss teen USA at the center of a Twitter scandal. This team USA 2016 and is tax day. Long after take home the title in Las Vegas Saturday. Carly hey coming under fire. After a series of races tweets from her social media accounts came back to haunt her from Vince tweets in dating back to 2013. Show hey using the N word repeatedly. That leaves causing an online firestorm. Many expressing their rate. The former miss Texas teen taking into social media admitting it's something she's not proud and there's no excuse for. Overnight the miss universe organization defended their winner saying she will keep her crown and that the organization is committed to supporting her continue to work.

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