When the new Miss America Nina Davuluri was crowned on August 16, the 24-year-old beauty queen did not have the time to talk more interesting things about herself during the press conferences like being a true blue nerd and a number one fan of Jay-Z. Instead, the New York born winner was bombarded with a lot of racy criticisms with regards to her Indian-American descent.
Nina Davuluri Star Wars Nerd
ScienceFiction.com reports that Ms Davuluri became the instant target of harsh tweets saying she's a complete foreigner and worst, even a terrorist. Now, pushing all negative spirit aside, there is an interesting thing to know about the crowned Miss America winner. She's 100% nerd!
In one video, she said that she considers herself as some "kind of a nerd" for she loves Star Wars and anything that is of the sci-fi genre. As proof of her geeky background, a cosplay picture of Ms Davuluri emerged online recently.
In the picture, she was dressed as a Jedi with a costly Lightsabre that lights up true. Plus, she is concluded to be a genuine geek with a life size R2-D2 by her side.
In the meantime, Syracuse.com also mentioned how much the beauty queen is also such a fan of Jay-Z.
Credit: YouTube/The Arsenio Hall Show
During the Arsenio Hall TV show interview, she also said that meeting Vanessa Williams is a "starstruck moment" in her life. She said that the former Miss America who is now a singer-actress is "genuine and encouraging" when they met backstage during the Broadway play, "The Trip To Bountiful." Ms Williams also gave Nina her personal phone number.
Miss Amercia Nina Davuluri is to continue her non-stop travels for next year and then come back to Central New York to earn her medical degree and fulfill her dreams of becoming a doctor. She also won a scholarship worth $50,000 from the recent pageant.
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