The Miss Universe for 2016 pageant is ongoing at the Mall of Asian Arena in Manila, Philippines. The infamous Q&A round of the Miss Universe beauty pageant had several witty and strong-headed. Miss Kenya, Mary Esther was given the most difficult question out of the bunch , Were, Was asked to comment on Donald Trump’s Presidency during the 65th Miss Universe pageant.
“Arguably no US president has had a more active 10 days in office. What are you most excited about and what concerns you when it comes to the Presidency of Donald Trump?” asked host Steve Harvey.
Clearly, Miss Kenya wasn’t expecting a question on US politics as she fumbled for a moment before ranting about the president.
“Politics … ahh OK let me just start again,” she began, “Donald Trump, having been elected as the President of the United States, may not have been the choice of many people living in the United States because of the divided support system for the outgoing President Barack Obama, who has supporting an upcoming woman President.”
The 27-year-old beauty pageant contestant concluded saying, “So, so many people oppose his position. BUT I FEEL THAT ONCE TRUMP TOOK UP HIS POSITION, HE WAS ABLE TO UNIFY THE ENTIRE NATION.”
Unfortunately, this answer didn’t impress the judges and she was immediately eliminated. Miss Universe Kenya Esther Mary Were finished among the top six in the 65th edition of the pageant which saw Miss France Iris Mittenaere bag the coveted crown. But the manner in which Mary was eliminated has got people up in arms. Many think Esther could have even won if she had been asked a fair question.
While her bizarre rant about Trump left Miss Universe fans dumbfounded, many expressed their shock, anger and confusion on Twitter.
“Miss Kenya answer just left me confused as hell. #MissUniverse,” said one user.
“Wtf Miss Kenya cares about Donald J. Trump?” asked someone. “Miss.Kenya Donald Trump did not unite our nation he has divided our nation,” added another.