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Pageant winner loses title: ‘Harder to come out as conservative than gay’

Pageant winner loses title: ‘Harder to come out as conservative than gay’

A beauty pageant winner has lost her Miss Michigan title over racist tweets.

Kathy Zhu, 20, has now said ‘coming out as conservative is harder than coming out as gay.’

The 20-year-old posted ‘offensive, insensitive and inappropriate’ content on her social media accounts.

Miss World America specifically took offense at her tweets attacking hijab wearers and ‘black on black gun violence’.

Pageant winner: Coming out as a conservative is way harder than coming out as gay

Kathy Zhu won Miss Michigan | Miss World
Kathy Zhu won Miss Michigan | Miss World

The 20-year-old, despite deleting the tweets, said: ‘I stand by each and every one of my tweets on my account.’

In her opinion, she said ‘coming out as a conservative is way harder than coming out as gay in today’s society’.

‘It is honestly sad that the left refers to statistics and facts as racist and insensitive,’ Zhu said.

‘I am very glad that I now have the opportunity to speak out about the unjust treatment of conservatives.’

Zhu, in her tweets, also said black people have lower IQs and implied black men don’t ‘have a brain’.

She said, however, her views are based on statistics’.

‘People support that I’ve decided to stand my ground instead of compromise on my beliefs and values,’ Zhu also said in her statement.

‘But of course, the negative reactions are from those that either have not read the articles and just saw clickbait headlines or believe that statistics are racist.’

Zhu, in 2016, starred in a YouTube video titled ‘Why this 18-year-old is voting for Donald Trump’.

She said having a US president who is ‘not politically correct’ is a ‘good way to show the real side of what is happening in America’.

‘Scream-laughing over how Kathy Zhu got kicked out a beauty pageant for having an ugly, racist heart,’ one non-binary Twitter user said.

‘Guess they really do judge inner beauty.’

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