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Trump embroiled in “Miss Piggy” misogynist controversy

Wednesday, September 28th 2016 - 10:17 UTC
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Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname — “Miss Piggy” — that caused her shame and humiliation. Two decades later, Machado’s dealings with Trump, her one-time beauty pageant boss, are reverberating through the 2016 campaign as the Republican businessman and reality TV star seeks the White House. Read full article

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  • ElaineB

    Ha! Trump is obese! But is anyone surprised at the neanderthal remarks? Someone give him a bigger spade so he can keep digging.

    Sep 28th, 2016 - 04:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    Ha, ha. Digging deeper: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/donald-trump-alicia-machado-miss-universe_us_57ec5f9ae4b024a52d2cd2af

    Sep 29th, 2016 - 02:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Yes, he says stupid things, but she does stupid things. I know who I would vote for.

    Sep 30th, 2016 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    “Donald Trump Responds To Alicia Machado By Bragging He Saved Her Job”:

    That, of course, gives him the right to insult her [women] in public!

    Oct 02nd, 2016 - 12:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    political stability indexes

    country.............2008.....2014...% change

    Armenia...........-0.02....-0.21......-950%
    Tunisia ..............0.12....-0.93.......-875%
    Syria................-0.30....-2.76.......-820%
    Libya.................0.81....-2.32.......-386%
    Bahrain............-0.24....-0.94.......-292%
    Egypt...............-0.52....-1.58.......-204%
    Kuwait..............0.46......0.14.........-70%
    Jordan..............-0.36....-0.56.........-56%
    Oman................0.92......0.66.........-28%
    Yemen.............-1.99.....-2.53........-27%
    Turkey.............-0.85....-1.06.........-25%
    Qatar.................1.10......1.00..........-9%
    Algeria ............-1.09.....-1.17..........-7%
    Palestine............N/A......N/A..........N/A
    Iraq..................-2.48.....-2.47...........0%
    Sudan...............-2.47.....-2.36..........4%
    Pakistan...........-2.57.....-2.44...........5%
    Iran..................-0.98.....-0.91...........7%
    Cyprus...............0.64......0.69............8%
    Lebanon...........-1.90.....-1.72...........9%
    Afghanistan......-2.69.....-2.46...........9%
    UAE...................0.70......0.81.........16%
    Somalia.............-3.31....-2.49..........25%
    Israel.................-1.34....-0.99..........26%
    Saudi Arabia.....-0.37....-0.24..........35%

    totals................-18.73..-26.84.......-3605%

    averages..............0.75....-1.07.........-144%

    Data source: The World Bank

    Oct 02nd, 2016 - 02:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    Machado in her own words: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/alicia-machado-speaks-out-after-donald-trumps-sex-tape-accusation_us_57f26f75e4b0c2407cdebe04

    Oct 04th, 2016 - 02:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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