Biggest beauty pageant blunders

POSTED: 11:41 AM Jun 17 2013

Miss Utah's flub about "creating better education" is one the more embarrassing beauty pageant blunders in recent years.

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Miss Utah Marissa Powell is making headlines for flubbing her way through a question about pay inequality for women during the 2013 Miss USA Pageant. Among other things, she said we need to "create education better" to solve the problem. Needless to say, she didn't win. Here's a look at other beauty pageant blunders in recent years:

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