Trump on ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado: ‘I saved her job’

September 29, 2016

Donald Trump fully understands that he failed during the first debates with his rival Hillary Clinton. Probably, the billionaire candidate tries to erase negativity from his recent TV appearance, that’s why he attracts attention in any convenient way. Even if this method didn’t link to the political elections at all. We are talking about Alicia Machado, who was a beauty pageant contestant two decades ago. This media event at that time was owned by Trump.

Donald Trump started his attacks on ex-Miss Universe Alicia Machado on Wednesday, this woman was heavily criticised by Trump for her weight and Hispanic heritage. It was 20 years ago, and now, Mr. Trump took credit for saving her from being fired from the beauty pageant. Surprise!

Trump called Machado “Miss Piggy” because Machado wasn’t skinny but curvaceous, also she titled her “Miss Housekeeping” due to her Hispanic heritage. According to Trump who decided to remember the 20-year-old story, she was “the worst [contestant] we ever had” in the pageant.

On Wednesday night, Trump decided to reveal all the details regarding Machado’s life during the beauty contest.

“I saved her job!”

said the Republican candidate, boasting that he was the one who kept Machado from being fired for her weight. “And it is a beauty contest. You know, I mean, say what you want, Bill, I mean, they know what they’re getting into. It’s a beauty contest.”

Miss Universe 1996 Alicia Machado
Miss Universe 1996 Alicia Machado

Trump insists that Ms. Machado did not do well, had a lot of difficulties. The knight in the white satin armor Donald Trump did his best to make the company not to fire her. “I saved her job because I said that’s going to be ruinous,” concluded Trump in his interview on TV.