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Old 05-29-2007, 11:25 PM
 
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Default Miss USA Booed in Mexico City

Did any of you see the Miss Universe contest on last night? Miss USA was booed so loud down there in Mexico it was difficult to hear what she was saying. It was also reported everywhere they went for the photo shoots during the week she was also booed.
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:00 AM
 
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I didn't see it but heard some clips- she was booed until she started speaking spanish in which they cheered. As I understand it there's a long rivalry between Mexico and the US in the pageants.
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:08 AM
 
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I heard on the news that the booing was because of the recent backlash against illegal mexican immigrants............
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:32 AM
 
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One more reason to build a wall...
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:59 AM
 
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I did see her fall on her butt it was hilarious
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:13 AM
 
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Miss USA was great. She kept her composer. She held her head high. Because of all of this in the news, I know who she is. I have great respect for her on how she handled everything.
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:07 AM
 
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Interesting...I thought she was booed because she made it in the top 5 after falling so hard while Ms. Mexico did not.
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:49 AM
 
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Unfortunately they were booing her all week.
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:02 PM
 
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Miss USA was great. She kept her composer. She held her head high. Because of all of this in the news, I know who she is. I have great respect for her on how she handled everything.
I agree!

I also think the media read into things too much, IMHO.
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Old 05-30-2007, 01:24 PM
 
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This is actually typical of them. Just like when the US soccer team played the Mexican team in the qualifiers for the 2004 Olympics. As soon as the American team entered the stadium down there the Mexicans started booing and chanting "OSAMA OSAMA OSAMA."

They love our money, hate our country.
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