Donald Trump vetoed Miss Universe contestants for being ‘too ethnic,’ new book says

March 10, 2018 - miss universe

Donald Trump’s 2013 outing to Moscow has spin steeped in a science of purported passionate antics in a hotel apartment and a destiny president’s reported attempts to find business opportunities and curry preference with Russian personality Vladimir Putin.

But Trump also was in Moscow for his Miss Universe Pageant. As recounted in a new book, “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and a Election of Donald Trump,” a Miss Universe manifestation had spin one of Trump’s many cherished properties. It bought him millions of dollars a year in income and varnished his picture as an “international seducer celebrity.”

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (L to R) Miss Teen USA Logan West, Donald Trump, Miss USA Nana Meriwether and Miss Universe Olivia Culpo attend a crowning rite of a new Miss USA during Trump Tower on Jan 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Miss Teen USA Logan West, Donald Trump, Miss USA Nana Meriwether and Miss Universe Olivia Culpo attend a crowning rite of a new Miss USA during Trump Tower in 2013. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images) 

For that reason, Trump exercised control over certain aspects of a pageant, notably over a preference of finalists. According to a book, an excerpt of that appears in Mother Jones, Trump hand-picked picked a women, mostly vetoing contestants of tone if he believed there were too many.

“In short, no lady was a finalist until Trump pronounced so,” wrote authors Michael Isikoff and David Corn.

Frequently, Trump would reinstate finalists selected by judges with ones he preferred.

“If there were too many women of color, he would make changes,” a Miss Universe staffer told a authors. Another staffer said, “He mostly suspicion a lady was too racial or too dark-skinned. He had a sold form of lady he suspicion was a winner. … He favourite a type. There was Olivia Culpo, Dayanara Torres (the 1993 winner), and, no surprise, East European women.”

Trump also was famous to reject women “who had snubbed his advances,” a authors said.

Sometimes, manifestation officials would kindly plea Trump’s rejecting of women on a basement of race. “If he didn’t like a lady since she looked too ethnic, we could infrequently convince him by revelation him she was a princess and married to a football player,” a staffer told a authors.

Through a presidential campaign, several allegations of controversial function by Trump toward manifestation contestants came to light. Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado pronounced in 2016 that Trump once referred to her as “Miss Piggy,” “Miss Housekeeping” and “an eating machine,” the Huffington Post reported.

Former contestants for Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA also indicted him of walking into their sauce bedrooms unannounced, Rolling Stone reported. In a box of Miss Teen USA, some of a contestants were as immature as 15.

“I remember putting on my dress unequivocally discerning since we was like, ‘Oh my god, there’s a male in here,’” Mariah Billado, a former Miss Vermont Teen USA, told BuzzFeed News in 2016.

She removed Trump observant something like, “Don’t worry, ladies, I’ve seen it all before.”

Meanwhile, Trump has a story of extremist statements and behavior, and he has formerly been described as not bearing women of women of tone in his pageants. In 2016, former Miss Teen USA leader Kamie Crawford took to Twitter to contend she was warned that “Trump doesn’t like black people,” or that he usually likes a certain “type” of black person.

She said she saw Trump spin his behind to a black Miss Universe competitor who was rehearsing on stage, and “(make) a face like he was going to puke during a steer of her.”

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