So, Miss Texas didn’t win Sunday night’s Miss America competition. Is there a crown for telling it how you see it?
Miss America contestant Margana Wood from Houston didn’t look all too concerned when during the question portion of the competition she was asked, “Last month a demonstration of neo-Nazis, white supremacists and the KKK, in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent and a counterprotester was killed. The president said there was shared blame with ‘very fine people on both sides.’ Were there? Tell me yes or no and explain.”
Wood also didn’t hesitate before answering:
Wood’s direct denouncement of Trump’s handling of the situation got people talking. Some were surprised to see a contestant from Texas rebuke Trump. Others were surprised by the directness of Wood’s answer, given that beauty contestants are known to skirt issues.
Wood came in as the fourth-runner-up in the contest.