Miss America 2013

  • Aired:  09/16/13
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Miss South Carolina talks about her state's mobile homes, and Twitter users slander the first Miss America of Indian descent. (4:54)

>> WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY,THANK YOU SO MUCH.

FOLKS, YOU WATCH THIS SHOW,YOU KNOW I LOVE BEAUTY

PAGEANTS IT IS SO REFRESHINGTO SEE A TV SHOW THAT

CELEBRATES ATTRACTIVEPEOPLE.

AND NO PAGEANT IS MOREAMERICAN THAN THE MISS

AMERICA PAGEANT.

AFTER ALL UNTIL THE 1930sIT'S HOW OUR COUNTRY CHOSE

THE FIRST LADY.

(LAUGHTER)>> Stephen: OF COURSE WHEN

FDR CAME INTO OFFICE HECHANGED THE LAW SO THE

PRESIDENT MERELY MARRIEDWHATEVER COUSIN COULD LIFT

THE LARGEST PALLET OFBRICKS.

NOW LAST NIGHT THE MISSAMERICA PAGEANT WAS HELD IN

ATLANTIC CITY.

SO OF COURSE THE JUDGES WERESTEVE BUSCEMI AND

MR. MONOPOLY.

(LAUGHTER)NOW I AM PROUD SON OF SOUTH

CAROLINA.

AND THIS YEAR MISS SOUTHCAROLINA REPRESENTED OUR

STATE ADMIRABLY.

>> FROM OUR HOME THAT'S HOWWE ROLL, MISS SOUTH CAROLINA.

>> Stephen: THAT'S RIGHT.

20% OF OUR HOMES ARE MOBILE,WHICH MEANS THEY COULD LEAVE

SOUTH CAROLINA AND YET THEYCHOOSE TO STAY.

THAT IS PALMETTO PRIDE!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)OR, OR, OR POSSIBLY A LACK

OF GAS MONEY.

(LAUGHTER)>> BUT MISS SOUTH CAROLINA

HAS SOME TOUGH COMPETITIONTHIS YEAR FROM CONTESTANTS

LIKE MISS KANSAS WHO BOLDLYSPORTED A SERENITY PRAYER ON

HER RIB CAGE.

NOT EVERYONE WAS THRILLED BYIT AS PIERS MORGAN LEARNED

AFTER THIS NECK STAPPING MIDBROADCAST SUBJECT CHANGE.

>> A COMPLETE SEGUE FROM ONERED LINE TO ANOTHER, A RED

LINE WITH CROSSING THE WORLDOF BEAUTY PAGEANTS IN MISS

MERCK WE HAD TERESA VEIL WHOSPORTED A VERY LARGE TATTOO.

WOULD YOU EVER ALLOW SUCH ATHING IN YOUR PAGEANTS?

>> WE DON'T ENCOURAGE IT I'MNOT A FAN OF TATTOOS.

I HAVE SEEN MANY PEOPLE GETTHE TATTOOS AND I DON'T KNOW

WHAT IS GOING ON NOWADAYSBUT EVERYONE IS GETTING

TATTOOS.

MANY OF THEM REGRET IT LATERON.

>> Stephen: CLEARLY DONALDTRUMP DOES NOT BELIEVE IN

ANY BODY MODIFICATION.

I MEAN-- (LAUGHTER)

HE-- HE HAS NOT-- HE HAS NOTCHANGED A THING SINCE THE

DAY HE WAS BORN.

HE'S STILL BABBLING UNINTELI BELIEVEABLY AND COVERED IN

ORANGE GOO.

THOUGH I THINK, I THINK, ITHINK AND I MEAN THIS AS A

FRIEND, DONALD, IT'S TIME TOTAKE THE PLAS ENTA OFF YOUR

HEAD.

NOW UNFORTUNATELY-- UNFORTUNATELY,

FOLKS, THE CROWN DID NOT GOTO MY BELOVED HOME STATE OF

SOUTH CAROLINA.

INSTEAD IT WENT TO MYBELOVED OVER HOME STATE.

>> YOUR NEW MISS AMERICA ISMISS NEW YORK!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> THERE SHE IS, A BEAUTIFUL

LADY, NINA DAV YOU WILLLUREI THE SECRETARY

CONTESTANT FROM NEW YORK TOWIN THAT PAEJT.

THE 24-YEAR-OLD IS ALSO THEFIRST MISS AMERICA OF INDIAN

DESCENT.

>> Stephen: THE FIRST TIME AWOMAN OF INDIAN DESCENT HAS

WON THE CROWN AND I FOR ONECOULD NOT BE HAPPIER FOR

HER.

AND TWITTER AS USUAL COULDNOT BE HAPPY.

JIM.

>> RACIST BACKLASH POPPED UPON SOCIAL MEDIA WHEN TWITTER

GUYS LOTS OF RACIST REACTIONTO THIS CHOICE.

>> SOME PEOPLE CALLING HER AFOREIGNER, AN ARAB, EVEN A

TERRORIST AND UP SET THISHAPPENED SO CLOSE TO THE

9/11 ANNIVERSARY.

>> WE'VE BEEN TRACKING THECOMMENTS, 705 TWEETS,

ACTUALLY REFERENCING MISSAMERICA TERRORIST.

>> Stephen: THAT'S RIGHT.

705 PEOPLE SAW A WOMAN IN ABIKINI AND THOUGHT MUSLIM

EXTREMIST.

(LAUGHTER)I FOR ONE, I FOR ONE CONDEMN

(LAUGHTER)I FOR ONE, I FOR ONE CONDEMN

THIS TWITTER BACKLASH ASPURE XENOPHOBIC REACTIONARY

HATESPEECH WHICH WOULD BECOMPLETELY FINE IF SHE WERE

AN ARAB.

BUT SHE'S NOT.

MISS AMERICA, 2014 IS INDIAN,AND THAT IS AN INSPIRING

STORY.

BECAUSE MANY MOONS AGO WHITEMEN CAME TO THE NEW WORLD,

CONQUERED THE INDIAN'S LANDAND GAVE THEM NOTHING BUT

BEADS AND DISEASES.

BUT THIS ONE BRAVE-- .

>> STEPHEN.

>> WHAT IS IT, I'M WAXINGPOETIC.

>> SHE'S NOT AMERICAN INDIAN,SHE'S FROM INDIA, IN ASIA?

(LAUGHTER)>> Stephen: OH, OKAY.

WELL THEN COLUMBUS WAS RIGHT.

ANYWAY-- (APPLAUSE)

I WANT TO SAYCONGRATULATIONS TO MISS

AMERICA NINA DAVULURI.

THANKS TO YOU YOUNG INDIANGIRLS CAN NOW DREAM OF

ADVOCATING WORLD PEACE IN ATWO PIECE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

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