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Miss USA Nia Sanchez

Clueless On Home State Capital

Fuels 'Carpetbagging' Buzz

6/16/2014 8:51 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Miss USA Nia Sanchez Nevada CapitalNia Sanchez is only going to anger pageant fanatics more with this video ... because during a simple radio interview this morning, she couldn't even name the capital of her supposed "home state."

First, some background -- Sanchez won Miss USA after being Miss Nevada, but really she lived most of her life in California and even competed in Miss California three times ... losing each time. 

So this morning on "The Todd Show" on 95.5 WPLJ in NYC ... Sanchez completely whiffed when asked about the capital of Nevada ... and possibly also insulted Carson Daly.

Neither is cool.

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Mumra the Ever Living    

So we found our J. Stiviano of the year 2028.

126 days ago
17.

CathyJ    

What a nitwit. Typical of a pageant chick.

126 days ago
18.

01void    

She is well on her way to be on the kklan show with those fat a$$ dummies

126 days ago
19.

keepinitrealincali    

Typical "beauty" queen: Thinks her looks will carry her so she can charm and b.s. her way through life and no one will notice, and dumb as rocks.

126 days ago
20.

zombie    

As if this is a surprise? Lol.

126 days ago
21.

crlady17    

Aren't they supposed to be intelligent? I mean she's pretty and all... Just sayin.. Oh but let me guess she's going to have a leaked porn video soon and she'll get even more famous. You know because that's how you become rich

126 days ago
22.

Holy moly    

I'm sorry but pageant girls aren't the brightest ones of the bunch.

126 days ago
23.

ivan    

2- only 1 thing worse than not knowing - lying about it

126 days ago
24.

Amby250    

That's a nice role model for sure...

126 days ago
25.

The Universe    

She is half white (that's why she won in the first place) the Mexican half of her didn't know the right answer no big surprise right?

126 days ago
26.

DjaksMom    

People seem to be forgetting this is Miss USA, not Miss America. Huge difference. Miss America pageant is about intelligent young ladies and scholarships...Miss USA, not so much.

126 days ago
27.

rlemons    

Proof that she shouldn't have been able to rep Nevada

126 days ago
28.

DeezNutz    

Who cares . . . . . she's hot.

126 days ago
29.

Jazzi    

Incredibly dumb.

126 days ago
30.

Unbroken Chain    

Does it matter? Does anyone care who Miss America is? I couldn't name one

126 days ago
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