Newly crowned Miss America 2014, Nina Duvuluri is the first Indian descent constestant to be crowned as the winner on Sunday evening as she represent the state of New York. Right after the decision was announced on Twitter, hateful tweets have flooded the social media with people calling her "Arab."
Buzzfeed has managed to save some of the hateful tweets before it was deleted by its users.
Jake Amick @jakeamick5: And the Arab wins Miss America. Classic. 7:58 PM - 15 Sep 13
Logan VanVoorhis @LrVanVoo6741: How the fuck does a foreigner win miss America? She is a Arab! #idiots 7:58 PM - 15 Sep 13
Miss Arab wins Miss America and the score of the Seattle/SanFran game is 5-0 at the half? What is life? 8:03 PM - 15 Sep 13
Jessica Ayres ⚓ @JAyres15: And shock that an Indian-American would win because "this is America."
Nate @NateBerard: I swear I'm not racist but this is America.7:56 PM - 15 Sep 13
sarawhitton @sarawhitton: Asian or indian are you kiddin this is america omg 7:59 PM - 15 Sep 13
Savannah Dale @savannah_dale97: this is America. not India 8:03 PM - 15 Sep 13
Colton Evans @ColtonSEvans: Miss New York is an Indian.. With all do respect, this is America 8:07 PM - 15 Sep 13
Other people were offended that she was crowned Miss America so close to the anniversary of 9/11.
Luke Brasili @LukeBrasili: 9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets miss America? 7:59 PM - 15 Sep 13
Wendy Fraser @wnfraser: @ABC2020 nice slap in the face to the people of 9-11 how pathetic #missamerica 7:59 PM - 15 Sep 13
anthony ridgeway @anthonytkr: #MissAmerica ummm wtf?! Have we forgotten 9/11? 7:59 PM - 15 Sep 13
And joked about her having possible ties to a terrorist group like al-Qaeda.
Shannon McCann @SHANN___Wow: Miss America right now or miss Al Qaeda? 7:13 PM - 15 Sep 13
De La Rutherford @Blayne_MkItRain: Congratulations Al-Qaeda. Our Miss America is one of you. 8:00 PM - 15 Sep 13
Audrey Graham @_AudreyAnn: Miss America is a terrorist. Whatever. It's fine. 8:05 PM - 15 Sep 13
Nick Pizzo @pizzo_nick: So miss america is a terrorist 8:24 PM - 15 Sep 13
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