In , Upton gained international notoriety after giving a highly convoluted and incoherent response to a question asked during the pageant contest. Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U. Why do you think this is? I personally believe that U. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some, people out there in our nation don't have maps and, uh, I believe that our, uh, education like such as, uh, South Africa and, uh, the Iraq, everywhere like such as, and, I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.
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Miss Teen South Carolina Has Discovered The Map To Our Hearts
Maybe it's the pressure of being under the spotlight or a question catching them off guard, but if beauty pageant girls are trying to redefine classic stereotypes, these contestants certainly aren't doing much to help the cause. Caitlin Upton, South Carolina At the miss USA competition, the year-old contestant from South Carolina was asked why she thinks a fifth of Americans cannot locate their country on a map, to which she responded: Americans are unable to do so because, uhmmm, some people out there in our nation don't have maps and uh, I believe that our, I, education like such as, uh, South Africa, and uh, the Iraq, everywhere like such as, and I believe that they should, uhhh, our education over here in the U. Alicia-Monique Blanco, Arizona When Miss Arizona, Alicia-Monique Blanco was asked whether or not she believes citizens of the USA should be granted universal access to health care as a benefit of citizenship, she did her best to keep politics out of the question. Blanco's response: Carrie Prejean, California Celebrity gossiper and openly gay, Perez Hilton probably did not get the answer he was hoping for when he asked Miss California pageant girl, Carrie Prejean, if she believes every state should follow Vermont's lead and legalize gay sex marriage. Prejan admitted she "thinks" she believes marriage should be between a man and a woman, but she threw Hilton a bone with her preface:
Miss Teen South Carolina: Celebrity Maps Spokeswoman?
Upton, thenyear-old Miss Teen South Carolina , made herself an instant YouTube sensation when she answered, or rather, failed to answer, an albeit tricky question from actress Aimee Teegarden. When asked, "Recent polls have shown a fifth of Americans can't locate the U. Why do you think this is? I personally believe that U.