The Miss USA pageant continued its tradition of testing pageant queens with politically charged questions. We all remember 2009, when Miss California Carrie Prejean was forced into the public consciousness after she said she was pro "opposite marriage" and against same-sex marriage. Last night, it was reigning Miss California Alyssa Campanella's turn to face the heat. Real Housewife Caroline Manzo asked the self-proclaimed lifelong Star Wars fan and non-natural redhead if she believes in legalized marijuana. Alyssa stumbled on her words a bit, throwing out mentions to the economy and the drug wars, while making sure to flash a bright smile. But we got her message — she's pro medical marijuana — and it was enough to secure her the title of Miss USA. Watch her answer now.
The Miss USA pageant continued its tradition of testing pageant queens with politically charged questions.