Do you know Alicia Machado? Well, she is a former Miss Universe and an actress hailing from Venezuela.
2016 US Presidential election nominee, Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump, a Republican presidential candidate for calling Alicia “Miss Piggy” & “housekeeper”.
Trump’s misogynistic past came to haunt him back during Monday evening’s presidential debate. While confronting Trump with his record of insulting women, Hillary Clinton referenced Alicia Machado’s name.
Subjecting Trump, Clinton said, “he called this woman ‘Miss Piggy’. Then he called her ‘Miss Housekeeping because she was Latina. Donald, she has a name, her name is Alicia Machado and she has become a U.S. citizen and you can bet she’s going to vote this November.”
However, trying to change the subject, speechless Trump just said: “oh, really?”
Meanwhile, Machado, 4th Venezuelan woman to ever win the title thanked Clinton for reminding American voters of his outrageous comments through the Twitter.
Machado also flashed her newly received passport sharing a selfie on Twitter.
Recently, Machado, who just became a U.S. citizen has been campaigning for Clinton. In her Instagram post she wrote, “I’m proud to be a U.S. citizen! I’ll be voting.”
Machado representing Venezuela won Miss Universe title in 1996. Meanwhile, Trump owns the pageants.
The actress, television personality, and beauty queen, Alicia Machado was judged by Trump when she gained some weight following beauty pageant winning.