New Miss Venezuela takes issue with Trump's attacks on Machado

Keysi Sayago Miss Venezuela 2016 speaks in Caracas on October 6, 2016The newly crowned Miss Venezuela took issue Thursday with Donald Trump’s attacks on her predecessor Alicia Machado, who says the US presidential candidate “fat-shamed” her when she was Miss Universe. “I don’t share this gentleman’s opinions, but we have to be tolerant and respect everyone’s opinion,” Keysi Sayago, 23, told a press conference in Caracas a day after being crowned Miss Venezuela 2016. Machado, who was Miss Venezuela in 1995 and Miss Universe the following year, has surged into the spotlight of the US election since Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton named her as an example of her Republican rival’s mistreatment of women.

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