Miss USA Proves Mean Girls Are Insufferable, Calls Other Contestants ‘Adorable’ For Not Speaking English


Sarah Rose Summers, who is representing USA at Miss Universe, last night recorded herself chatting with Miss Australia and Miss Colombia. And that’s where it all goes down hill.

“What do you think of Miss Vietnam?” She asks the other girls. “She’s so cute and she pretends to know so much English. And then you ask her a question, after having a whole conversation with her, and she goes…” This is where Sarah nods her head and smiles vaguely, imitating Miss Vietnam. “She’s adorable,” she says in a condescending tone.

Continuing to talk shop/shit on the other contestants, Sarah brings the group’s attention to Miss Cambodia who doesn’t speak any English so must be “confused all the time.” It’s not explicitly mean, but anyone who knows how to read between the clouds can identify the shade. It’s… off.

On the matter, Diet Prada drew similarities between Sarah and Regina George. They wrote: “This is basically what normalised xenophobia looks like. If she’s trying to show empathy, the condescending, intolerant tone tells a different story. A reminder that you’re participating in a competition in a country/continent where English is NOT the primary language.” Spot on.

Since then, Sarah has posted a photo of a diverse group of contestants hugging, with a caption that amounts to a “I’m sorry but I was taken out of context” situation.

“Miss Universe is an opportunity for women from around the world to learn about each other’s cultures, life experiences, and views. We all come from different backgrounds and can grow alongside one another,” she writes.

“In a moment where I intended to admire the courage of a few of my sisters, I said something that I now realise can be perceived as not respectful, and I apologise. My life, friendships, and career revolve around me being a compassionate and empathetic woman. I would never intend to hurt another. I am grateful for opportunities to speak with Nat, Miss Cambodia, and H’Hen, Miss Vietnam, directly about this experience. These are the moments that matter most to me.” K.

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