Miss Indiana praised for ‘normal body’ at Miss USA pageant
BATON ROUGE, La. — While Miss USA contestant Mekayla Diehl didn’t win the crown or even make it into the semi-finals Sunday night in the pageant, she’s the one receiving much of the attention days after the event.
Mekayla Diehl, 25, represented Indiana in the competition. Ever since, Twitter has been abuzz with comments and retweets praising Miss Indiana and her “normal” looking body.
When Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl strutted during the swimsuit portion of the pageant, her curvier-than-some bikini body made the twitterverse burst into applause. See some of the comments below.
— Raquelakg (@Raquelakg) June 9, 2014
Upset. Miss Indiana looked like a normal person…and she didn’t make the cut. :( #MissUSA2014
— Stephi (@StephsDangerout) June 9, 2014
— Stephanie Watson (@stephwatson_91) June 9, 2014
— Terra Jo (@terraj21) June 9, 2014
The winner, by the way was Miss Nevada, Nina Sanchez.