Miss Puerto Rico Suspended from Miss America Pageant After Muslim-Slamming Twitter Tirade

Miss Puerto Rico Suspended from Miss America Pageant After Slamming Muslims... 

PicMonkey Collage - VelezMiss Puerto Rico beauty queen, Destiny Velez, was suspended from the Miss America pageant yesterday after blasting Michael Moore and Muslims with a series of anti-Islamic tweets.

Moore has condemned Donald Trump‘s inflammatory rhetoric on numerous occasions, and the filmmaker’s most recent stand against the mogul was when he stood outside Trump Tower and held a sign saying “We Are All Muslims.” While Moore’s received some traction online, Velez was much more disapproving, and directed her ire towards the director and Islam in general.

While Velez has shut down all of her social media accounts, Daily Caller kept record of what she said.

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In the midst of negative feedback, the Miss Puerto Rico Organization issued a press release, saying that Velez was “suspended indefinitely.”

“In regards to Miss Puerto Rico, Destiny Velez’s, recent actions and conduct; the Miss Puerto Rico Organization feels that her words do not represent the integrity and esteem of our program,” the organization stated. “Miss Velez’s actions were in contradiction to the organization, and therefore as a consequence of her actions, she has been suspended indefinitely.”

On the Miss Puerto Rico Twitter account, the organization has since posted several tweets saying that Velez told them that she regretted what she said:

[h/t Huffington Post]
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