oscar nunez miss oklahoma Did Oscar Nunez's immigration query cost Miss Oklahoma the Miss USA crown?Oscar Nunez, Latino star of the hit NBC show “The Office,” asked Miss Oklahoma Morgan Elizabeth Woolard a question that earned loud “boos” during the Sunday (May 16) Miss USA pageant.

The polarizing question was about the new Arizona law pertaining to illegal immigration.

new immigration statute authorizes law enforcement authorities to check
the citizenship of anyone they believe to be in the country illegally,”
Nunez said.

]]>political question as being for or against gay marriage, like Perez Hilton asked now-deposed beauty queen Carrie Prejean. But it was a big 2010 political controversy and if the question was asked to stir up emotions and make headlines, it worked. Morgan became the runner-up and — ironically — a Muslin Lebanese immigrant Rima Fakih  — who,  it turns out, is actually an excellent pole dancer  — won the Miss USA crown. What do you think? Was the question out of place or a fair beauty contest question? Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook for all your movies, TV and celebrity news

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