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Miss Utah

Chance For Redemption

After Epic Pageant Fail

6/18/2013 12:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

After days of ridicule, Miss Utah finally had a chance to redeem herself on the "Today" show this AM -- and this time she answered the infamous pageant question WITH FLYING COLORS!!! For a beauty queen.  

Marissa Powell sat down with Matt Lauer and explained -- as TMZ previously reported -- that nerves got the best of her during Sunday night's Miss USA contest ... causing her to give one of the most confusing answers in pageant history.

Matt, being the saint he is, gave Marissa ONE MORE SHOT to get the question right ... see how she did this time. And remember folks she only had 48 hours, the Internet and a team of people to help her prepare.

Talk about pressure.



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What a bunch of hooey.
The Today Show did the same thing with the last bozo (Caitlin Upton) back in 2007.
Gave her a couple of days to memorize a better answer (undoubtedly written by someone else), and then everyone sat back, satisfied they'd managed to protect the state secret that most beauty pageant contestants have an IQ smaller than their hat size.

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Another victem of an education created by Democrat libeals.

455 days ago


She still didn't answer the question...

455 days ago


This happens every so often, public speaking is not always so easy. Media does not need to put so much focus on meaningless cultures. This is what happens when you put beauty before brains... electricfeast spoke about how miss utah should be cut some slack.

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