Judges like Matthew Lawrence and that skateboarding kid who has a show on MTV may have said that Miss Teen Colorado won the Miss Teen USA contest, but the millions of people who watch video online clearly voted for Miss Teen South Carolina.
Miss Teen South Carolina, Lauren Caitlin Upton, was asked the question, “1 in 5 Americans can’t find America on a map. Why?”
Here was her answer:
Now, to be fair to Miss Teen SC, the next contestant got the question, “Who do you like more, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton or Nicole Richie?” Come on!
But to Lauren’s credit, even though MTSC’s answer was really terrible and she may have lost the contest because of it, she has embraced her answer, the subsequent teasing and turned herself into the true winner of the contest.
Here is a link to her in a video quiz via People.com (link)
Miss Teen Colorado may have a pearl and diamond crown and a $30,000 watch, but MTSC has a spot on Perez “Drudge” Hilton, People.com and her Miss Teen USA speech has been viewed more than 6 million times on YouTube. The ever growing webvideo community has spoken and it has crowned its Teen Queen: Miss Teen South Carolina.