Nowadays, it's not a beauty pageant without a touch of controversy.
With 65 years of the annual Miss USA pageant, there's bound to be a few public firestorms over what the contestants do, wear, or in most cases, say. This year's competition was no different as the newly crowned Miss USA 2017 Kára McCullough walked into her first few days with the crown putting out the flames ignited by her own Q&A portion.
On Sunday night, the 25-year-old Washington, D.C. native was asked about her stances on health care and feminism. "I'm definitely going to say it's a privilege," she said of health care. "As a government employee, I am granted health care and I see firsthand that for one to have health care, you need to have jobs, so therefore we need to continue to cultivate this environment that we're given the opportunity to have health care as well as jobs to all the American citizens worldwide."