FLASHBACK: In 2012, Rob Kardashian Asked a Contestant If a Transgender Woman Could Win Miss USA

5 Jun

While the Miss USA pageant has often been targeted for by some for its perceived sexism, the beauty competition has actually shown that it can be rather progressive.

Since 2011, they are the only pageant system that welcomes transgender contestants and that issue was brought into the spot light in 2012 when former reality TV star Robert Kardashian — step-son of Caitlyn Jenner — asked about transgender women competing in the pageant during the Q&A portion of the evening.

“Would you feel it would be fair that a transgender woman wins the Miss USA title over a natural-born woman?” Rob asked Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo.

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