Second time's a charm for newly crowned Miss USA
Miss Rhode Island wins pageant
- Duration 4:48
- Date Jun 6, 2012
Miss Rhode Island wins pageant
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I -- coming -- USA is any girls dream come true I understand and for one young lady that dream just became reality I'll pause.
Miss USA's when -- -- I prefer the former miss Rhode Island -- miss USA.
She never imagined she would bear this title in fact miss USA.
Was only her second competition -- joining us right now -- Culp well.
Newly crowned miss USA congratulations.
Thank you that was a that was they did extremely shocked look on your face but would you in the finals you must be thinking to yourself -- gonna.
Happen right when you're in the.
Finals -- -- the final two now I didn't know all I didn't know that was good when I don't you think it was an in the top sixteen by.
I mean as -- so happy at the time I I.
Was this Imus off I don't know and we see the -- right there in your hand yes that you go to Boston university and it.
Take a year off did do thing for miss USA and try to -- miss universe.
You -- little to band camp.
I do you do I think you do because of you know playing -- talent working toward a goal was the same thing -- -- -- for.
Miss USA you worked radical and I think it really helps me get to where I am now I absolutely you were stunningly beautiful but I -- -- your personality won people over -- your outgoing and nice.
But I've also -- for a lot of young ladies out there.
When you talk to -- your childhood.
A little overweight as a kid cutting short I was a little -- -- -- growing up in elementary school and I with the middle child of a big family so Italian family he had big Italian families so it wasn't a little different.
Growing up -- that I never thought I would be -- beauty queen no way.
And I just I had a growth -- and I really changed from match having kids who I am today death and that great personality thing on this Pennsylvania's -- out.
And said there's this thing is fixed I dropping out take by -- Pennsylvania title away.
How do you feel about that.
You know everybody's entitled to your own opinion in her initial resignation was actually based -- of the transgender answer that I gave in position of the miss universe organization.
So at this act can only say that she's missing out on an opportunity.
I just feel for her because it really is an awesome opportunity and experience and she's giving that up so I I feel that what you feel bad for.
That's -- decision because the question to you was do you think transgender.
Transgender contestant should be allowed to compete in -- -- said yes.
And you said yes joining us now is a man who has never been a woman that he runs miss USA.
Any runs miss universe Donald Trump sale -- miss USA I -- I'm proud of her -- is beautiful and great and everybody -- terror and actually your -- it was a very intelligent dancing and that's one of the reasons I -- the judges Specter.
You -- -- dismissed -- Pennsylvania said Donald Trump.
Said that they the first five contestants need to read out before they're actually read out to everybody else.
Yeah I still -- you more so I mean this is a woman that.
Obviously having some difficulty with and you know it's suggesting Bryant because.
About I don't know ten judges all of the judges.
Are certified by Ernst and young.
Every single number they put down is certified as the number would bring it as you know from sixteen to it and divide and that we choose the winner.
All of this is done under the auspices of certification of Ernst and you have a very big you can't expect just say that if at and our other that I mean we think.
The -- is fantastic but we couldn't care less -- the top five -- nobody knows -- that up by about.
Urged -- young doesn't know the top five are artillery third devote to tabulated so.
It's a ridiculous -- I can't really what it is is losers remorse at all.
So we would now you compete in the miss universe contest against America needs a miss universe that's from this league that wants -- Donald what are the chances Olivia -- I give birth I don't see anyone.
Prettier than our do you.
What you did a great expert on women there's no question that and -- again I would say that if you think she's gonna -- GS is very good chance you would expect you know.
I'll be good because you if you do win they'll be about extra room in the apartment -- you'll have to rooms because because it true that you guys still -- the apartment.
Miss USA in this universe got -- -- is that -- -- that is true this year the apartment.
So if you were able to get to do crown on June and have a lot of room and then please have a have a lot of -- and their little lonely though but now whenever it's okay.
-- -- -- -- Today there's Reggie did a great job and everybody -- dishes are fantastic -- that we wish her a lot of lot.
It's very rare to see a personality match the beauty and we simply have that here with a Libya.
That Donald Trump thanks so much for Garnett thank you keep that contest -- -- media Mancini and America's proud today.
Think he -- Democrat thank you so much all right and septa bus universe you'll miss your tree.