Karlie Hay, the 18-year-old new Miss Teen USA from Texas, is in hot water after people searching the web for the name of the new winner uncovered a history of racist tweets. Even after famously swapping out the swimsuit competition for a more age-appropriate "athletic wear" parade, the pageant managed to bring the controversy.

Our teen, your queen. #MissTeenUSA is Karlie Hay from Texas!

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Miss Hay was crowned Miss Teen USA in Las Vegas Saturday night. And soon after, people on Twitter started pointing out that the blonde-haired, blue-eyed beauty used the N-word in many a tweet.

The other four finalists shouldn't be using the N-word either.

These are your TOP 5 #MissTeenUSA contestants!

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Sources: The Houston Chronicle