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Miss USA Kára McCullough Clarifies Her Controversial Comments About Healthcare as a 'Privilege'

Miss USA Kára McCullough Clarifies Her Controversial Comments About Healthcare as a 'Privilege'

Miss USA 2017 Kára McCullough made some extremely controversial comments about healthcare in American that had the Internet outraged.

“I’m definitely going to say it’s a privilege. As a government employee, I am granted health care and I see firsthand that for one to have health care, you need to have jobs,” Kara said during the pageant, which aired over the weekend.

“I am a woman, I’m going to own what I said. I am privileged to have health care and I do believe that it should be a right and I hope and pray moving forward that health care is a right for all worldwide,” she said on Good Morning America today. “I am privileged to have health care. I want people to see where I was coming from. Having a job, I have to look at health care like it is a privilege.”

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Posted to: 2017 Miss USA, Kara McCullough

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  • mrscharliehunnam

    Does anyone have the courage of their convictions anymore? All this apologizing because you twitter gets it collective panties in a bunch is ridiculous. I have zero respect for people like her.

  • Casey C

    this is barely coherent, and actually clarifies nothing. she says its a right but its a privilege…ppick one and stick to it

  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    fuck this stupid ignorant bitch

  • Blonbb469

    I did not agree with her comments Sunday night. However, her answers were unrehearsed and both confident and conversational (unlike the other two finalists). That ability combined with her stunning looks makes Miss USA a serious contender to win Miss Universe in December.

  • shoes4life

    Possible endorsements are in jeopardy, so she got to clean it up.