Donald Trump Body-Shamed More Miss Universe Contestants


On Monday during the first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton brought up Alicia Machado. Machado is a former Miss Universe and suffered fat-shaming and racially motivated remarks from Republican nominee Donald Trump.

These remarks included Trump calling Machado, who was Miss Venezuela before she was crowned Miss Universe in 1996, "Miss Piggy" as well as "Miss Housekeeping" because she was Latina.

Trump would often criticized her for gaining weight, even going so far as to invite reporters to watch her workout without telling her. His bullying was so bad that the young woman suffered from eating disorders.

Trump even buckled down on the claims by saying recently,

And now, another pageant contestant is speaking out about the way Donald Trump treated them.


Former Miss Australia, Jodie Seal, was also a contestant in the 1996 pageant with Machado. While Machado was crowned Miss Universe, Seal took the prize for Miss Congeniality.

She revealed to Inside Edition that Trump referred to a lot of the girls with "some pretty horrible names."

She said of the orange presidential hopeful,

Seal found Trump to be incredibly controlling, and based on this story of course he is. He is literally trying to control women's bodies with his remarks. He has a continued history of treating women as objects -- there to be quiet and be pretty.

Seal also said of Trump, during her time at the pageant,

She spoke of Machado, adding,

Citations: Another Miss Universe contestant recalls being body-shamed by Trump (Mashable)