12 of the Most Cringeworthy Beauty Pageant Fails of All Time

It’s hard to believe beauty pageants are even a thing in 2016 when we have, for the most part, become much more cognizant of women’s objectification and things like beauty pageants exploit them for money. But hey, they’re still around, and though we hate to admit it – they can be pretty entertaining.

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It’s hard not to laugh at and feel bad for these women at the same time – after all, their time on these pageants is probably the biggest moment to date. You won’t believe how Miss Philippines reacted to being asked about her family, or who another contestant confused Confucius with. Read on!