Miss Teen USA Issues Apology for Using Word ‘Nigger’ in Tweets

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 30:  Miss Texas Teen USA 2016 Karlie Hay (C) reacts as Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber (L) and Miss Teen USA 2015 Katherine Haik (R) crown Hay Miss Teen USA 2016 during the 2016 Miss Teen USA Competition at The Venetian Las Vegas on July 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 30: Miss Texas Teen USA 2016 Karlie Hay (C) reacts as Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber (L) and Miss Teen USA 2015 Katherine Haik (R) crown Hay Miss Teen USA 2016 during the 2016 Miss Teen USA Competition at The Venetian Las Vegas on July 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Editor’s note: This post contains tweets that some may find offensive.

Less than 24 hours after being crowned Miss Teen USA, Karlie Hay is already trying to talk herself out of controversy. And it’s all because of social media.

It seems as though Hay had a penchant for the n-word and used it quite often on Twitter.

 

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Jeesh … and she didn’t even use “n–ga.” She went full-blown n-word talking to her friends.

Eventually, Hay made her personal Twitter account private, but tweeted an apology from her “official” Miss Teen USA account:

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Source: The Root | Yesha Callahan