Kataluna Enriquez is now set to become the first transgender woman to compete for the Miss USA title in November.
Making history: The 27-year-old contestant competed against 21 candidates for the Miss Nevada USA title at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa in Las Vegas on Sunday, reported Rappler.
Miss Vietnam, H’Hen Nie, is standing behind Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers after she was caught on video mocking her fellow Miss Universe contestant for pretending “to know so much English.”
Viral Instagram footage shows Summers, 24, claiming that Vietnam’s representative and Miss Cambodia Rern Sinat have limited English proficiency.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with an apology from Sarah Rose Summers.
Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers is under fire after mocking other candidates at the Miss Universe competition for their inability to communicate in English.