Miss Teen USA Apologizes for Racist Tweets

Karlie Hay, 18, issued an apology after tweets from 2013 revealed repeated use of the N-word.
1:59 | 08/01/16

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This scandal cern the newly crowned miss teen USA she's under fire for using offensive language in a series of old tweets and now apologizing. You're gonna businesses organizations says she'll get to keep her title consistent again as has the details. Fifteen USA 2016. Inch. Next day this morning at the newly crowned miss teen USA at the center of the Twitter scandal. Not long after taking home the title in Las Vegas at a. Today Carly hey coming under fire after a series of races tweets from her social media accounts came back to haunt her. Vince tweets in dating back to 2013. Show hey using the N word repeatedly. While writing to friends on Twitter. The former miss Texas teen taking his social media and dating scene has used that language publicly in the past. And it's something she's not proud and there's no excuse for citing personal struggles as the cause. That sweets and causing an online firestorm. Many expressing their outrage former miss teen USA Cammie Crawford. Called out hey questioning why she left the two eats up. Knowing she was competing for the crown Crawford sweeting if you win any pageant first things first clean up your page. Because if you're under 21 you shouldn't be drinking and if your whites the N word and eat your words. Overnight they miss universe organization defended their winner. Saying she will keep her crown and that the organization is community supporting her continue. The parent didn't was already facing backlash for the lack of diversity and on Saturdays finalists. After the top five was revealed to include only blond or light limit for Good Morning America Lindsay Janice ABC news New York.

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