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Trump Doubles Down On Fat-Shaming Former Miss Universe

Trump called the then 19-year-old 'Miss Piggy' and 'Miss Housekeeping', a reference to her Venezuelan heritage.
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Another cringe-worthy moment in a campaign overflowing with them from Trump. Whoever's running his campaign these days must wonder why Trump keeps committing political suicide with these sorts of stunts, not to mention last night's pathetic performance in the debate. But then again, they're used to it by now. And Trump supporters will vote for him, regardless or maybe because of what a disgusting pig he is.

Source: Time

In last night’s presidential debate, Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of treating women poorly, including a claim that he had insulted a former Miss Universe by calling her ‘Miss Housekeeping’ in reference to her Venezuelan heritage.

Actress, television presenter, singer and beauty queen Alicia Machado, 39, claims that the Republican presidential hopeful also called her ‘Miss Piggy’ when she gained 42lbs in 1997, the year after she was crowned Miss Universe at the age of 19.
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Clinton reprimanded Trump over his alleged name-calling. “Donald, she has a name. Her name is Alicia Machado and she has become a U.S. citizen – and you can bet she’s going to vote this November,” she told him. He asked for more details about the allegation while she was speaking, but did not immediately deny it.

The next morning, Trump spoke about Machado on Fox & Friends. “She gained a massive amount of weight and it was a real problem,” he commented.

A few hours after the debate, Clinton’s campaign released a new video in which Machado describes the treatment she says she suffered at the hands of Trump and added he threatened to take her crown away after she gained weight. “It had turned into a circus, the joke of ‘The Fat Miss Universe’,” she says. “A joke which caused me a lot of pain.”

“Long after, I was sick with eating disorders. I wouldn’t eat, and would still see myself as fat, because a powerful man had said so.”

PS. The looks on their faces...

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