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Miss Utah, Marissa Powell, gets chance to 'create education better' on 'Today' Show

Posted by Zeninjor Enwemeka  June 18, 2013 11:16 AM

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Miss Utah Marissa Powell got a do-over on the "Today" show today after she botched her final interview question at the 2013 Miss USA pageant on Sunday. Powell was asked about pay inequality for women to which she gave a rambling, cringe-worthy response saying "we need to try to figure out how to create education better."

Here's the original clip of Miss Utah fumbling her interview question:

Despite her awkward response, Powell ended up as third runner up while Miss Connecticut Erin Brady won the pageant. Watch Powell take another stab at the question on the "Today" show:

While her second try went much smoother, her "create education better" flub is somewhat reminiscent of another beauty pageant contestant. Remember this gem?

So who was worse, Miss Utah 2013 or Miss Teen South Carolina 2007? Take our survey and add your comments below.


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