Miss America Crowns Nina Davuluri 2014 Winner, Obligatory Racist Tweets Follow

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Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, became the first Indian-American winner of the coveted tiara Sunday night, and the racist reactions quickly followed.

During the question part of the pageant, the 24-year-old was asked by Carla Hall about Julie Chen's plastic surgery to make her eyes less Asian.

"I don't agree with plastic surgery, however I can understand that from a standpoint ... I've always viewed Miss America as the girl next door," she said.

"Miss America is always evolving... I wouldn't want to change someone's looks. Be confident in who you are," Nina Davuluri added, and went on to win.

She praised the pageant for celebrating diversity, but right after the tiara was placed atop her head, a deluge of racist tweets began to flood the Internet.

"If you're #Miss America you should have to be American," said one.

"WHEN WILL A WHITE WOMAN WIN #MISSAMERICA? Ever??!!" screamed another, seemingly unaware that Mallory Hagan was the reigning winner.

Nina Davuluri is American, of course, and just happens to be of Indian descent. The winner of Miss New York hails from the Upstate city of Syracuse.

No matter.

"Well they just picked a Muslim for Miss America. Must've made Obama happy. Maybe he had a vote," vented another very intelligent Twitter user.

She's not Muslim, and he doesn't.

Davuluri competed on a platform of "Celebrating Diversity through Cultural Competency," and for the talent portion, performed a Bollywood Indian dance.

But people weren't focused on that - or even the tabloid report that she called Hagan fat as f--k in a secretly recorded conversation earlier this year.

It was all about her ethnicity. Keep it classy, Twitter.

"Miss America? You mean Miss 7-11," tweeted user Jalin Leatherman, perpetuating the tired stereotype about Indians and convenience stores.

Davuluri's father, also American, is a physician.

Nina is now applying to medical school as well.

But no matter. USA pride was in full swing last night as some pageant viewers even linked the beauty queen to the September 11 attacks. Really.

"Miss America right now or miss Al Qaeda?" tweeted Shannon McCann.

"9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets miss America?" added Luke Brasili.

HISTORICAL NOTE: None of the airline hijackers on September 11, 2001 were of Indian descent, nor is every non-white person a terrorist. Just FYI.

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It seems every day in the news are reports of rapes in India by Indian men. It is a shame that we celebrate an Indian woman's beauty when, if she returns home to India, she would most likely get raped. So sad. America should stop all ties with India until they improve their behavior towards women.

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after 911 this is a disgrace.

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@ SoReal

Wat the hell do u mean??? I follow every post in this site and this comments make me sad..I'm an Indian...and people calling her terrorist...are just showing there class...

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So.....,gorgeus woman of the america.

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@ she celebrated by sliding up and down on a white bone!

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@ G_girl chi town

I think u do the same right just to get food for the day.....

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A recent pew study says that less than 40% of white Americans polled said they have non-white friends. Why even bother to change their minds we will just wait for the demographics to change this reality. We are still not in post racial America. Infact racism and prejudice is just growing with the economic woes, the minorities are scapegoated for taking away the jobs instead of the 1% trust fund leaches that control our congress men and get away with paying lower and lower taxes.

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Knuckle-walking, tea-chugging conservatives rarely let reality undermine their racist rhetoric. The irony is that these ignorant folks apparently haven't got the faintest clue about the fundamental aspects of Americana that make this a truly exceptional nation.

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NOT A REAL JOY COMMENT

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AN UGLY GREASEY BROWN SKINNED ,RAT-FACE SUBHUMAN SEMITE IS NOT MISS ANYTHING IN OUR WHITE SUPERNATION ... THE JEW PROBLEM AWAITS FINAL SOLUTION .

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White is right. I didn't see any camels as her background dancers . But she does smell like curry balls

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@ JOY

Why would you see camels?? She's Indian you dumb fuck. Why don't you do the world a favour and open a book you racist twat.

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@ JOY

The only camels are the ones your mom sucks on while she provides handjobs in her trailer.

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suïcide bombers again?

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