In an attempt to savage Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton brought about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado’s accusations that Trump called her slurs and was critical of her weight gain after winning the Miss Universe Title.
However, according to a report form CNN dating back to 1997, Trump said that although Machado put on 60 pounds in just nine months, there’s just no way he would strip away her title, putting to bed rumors that her weight was threatening her continued possession of the Miss Universe title, which she won in 1996.
“Some people when they have pressure eat too much. Like me. Like Alicia,” said Trump, who was executive producer of the Miss Universe Pageant at the time.
Trump worked with her to lose weight and continue with her responsibilities as Miss Universe. She also appears to be walking back some of her claims when interviewed by Megyn Kelly after the debate 9/27/2016
Recently, 2005 Miss Wisconsin, Melissa Young, showed up at a Trump rally despite her doctors orders. Melissa suffers from an autonomic disease which is incurable. It took a few moments for Trump to realize who she was. This video is so moving, as Melissa recounts what Trump did for her and her Mexican-American son.
While remaining critical of Trumps choice of words at times during his campaign, 2006 Miss USA , Tara Conner, is still thankful to Trump for helping her overcome drug and alcohol abuse. After it came to light that Tara was indulging in illegal drug use and sexual indiscretions, Trump was pressured to fire Conner. Instead he had this to say, “I’ve always been a believer in second chances. Tara is a good person. Tara has tried hard. Tara is going to be given a second chance,” Trump said at a press conference, referring to allegations of Conner’s drug use, underage drinking and sexual indiscretions.
No— Rosie is not a former beauty queen….However, after Trump decided not to fire Tara Conner, Rosie O’Donnell decided to go on a tirade against Trump. While a host of “The View”, O’Donnell said; she doesn’t “enjoy” Trump and said he went bankrupt , she added that Trump is “not a self-made man” but a “snake-oil salesman on Little House On The Prairie,” and she proceeded to slam his multiple marriages: “[He] left the first wife — had an affair. [He] had kids both times, but he’s the moral compass for 20-year-olds in America. Donald, sit and spin, my friend.” This started the decade long feud that continues till today, both have slung some pretty good mud at each other over the years with no end in site.