Beauty Queen Bungles!

Rima Fakih isn't the first pageant winner to fall from grace

Updated: Wednesday Dec 07, 2011 | 05:00 PM EST By: Carlos Greer, Kristen Mascia, Aili Nahas, Kevin O'Donnell, Simon Perry, Steve Helling and Kay West

LAUREN CAITLIN UPTON

Miss South Carolina Teen USA Upton's distorted response to a question about polls revealing that as many as one-fifth of Americans can't locate their own country on a map became an Internet sensation, when the blonde beauty responded with a string of out-of-the-blue references to "the Iraq" and "Asian countries." Despite, her muffled answer, she finished as third runner-up – and parlayed her Internet fame into appearances on Tosh.0 and in Weezer's video for "Pork and Beans"".



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