See Photos Of The Beautiful, Newly Crowned Miss USA 2012

See Photos Of The Beautiful, Newly Crowned Miss USA 2012

See Photos Of The Beautiful, Newly Crowned Miss USA 2012

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20-year-old Olivia Culpo of Rhode Island won the coveted crown on Sunday night! See all her photos.

A 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island won the Miss USA crown and will represent the United States in this year's Miss Universe pageant after embracing transgender beauty queens.

Olivia Culpo topped a field of 51 beauty queens on Sunday to take the title at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. She strutted across the stage in a purple bikini and a purple evening gown with sparkly belt.

In the dreaded final question round, Culpo was faced with the most difficult question of the night: would it be fair for a person born a man to be named Miss Universe after becoming a woman? Culpo never stumbled as she embraced the Miss Universe Organization's recent decision to admit transgender contestants.

 

"I do think that would be fair," Culpo said. "But I could understand how people could be apprehensive to take that road."

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