Nina Davuluri’s (pictured) victory as the first Miss America of Indian heritage isn’t sitting well with some on Twitter, according to the NY Daily News.
Shortly after the Syracuse-born, Oklahoma-raised Davuluri won the Miss America title Sunday evening, people began questioning her American status, with one man posting:
How the f–k does a foreigner win miss America? She is a Arab! #idiots.
A user named Morgan seemed to think along the same lines:
Twitter user Luke Brasili wrote:
9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets miss America?”
Brasili also added a picture of a terrorist holding an automatic rifle, but as of press time, his account was inaccessible.
And Nick Pizzo put his thoughts more succinctly:
Fox News commentator Todd Starnes also criticized Davuluri’s Bollywood fusion dance Sunday, saying she failed to display “American values.”