Miss Universe is speaking out.
The Clinton campaign released a new video Tuesday featuring former Miss Universe Alicia Machado. In the 2-minute and 20-second video, Machado tells viewers how Donald Trump bullied her because of her weight and heritage.
Machado won Miss Universe in 1996, and was the first Miss Universe after Trump bought the pageant. She said after she won, Trump began to humiliate her.
“He was overwhelming. I was very scared of him,” she says through a translation in the video. “He’d yell at me all the time. He’d tell me, ‘you look ugly,’ or ‘you look fat.’ Sometimes he’d ‘play’ with me and say: ‘Hello, Miss Piggy,’ ‘Hello, Miss Housekeeping.’”
Machado says in the video that she was never paid for the work she did. And when she gained weight, Machado says Trump threatened to take away her crown and invited reporters to watch her exercise.
Machado, a Venezuelan native, became a naturalized citizen and plans to vote for Hillary Clinton, according to the campaign.
“I am an American citizen, and I’m going to vote,” she says through a translation in the video. “That’s why I dare to speak about all this. I think Donald Trump definitely lacks the ability, experience, preparation, and human qualities to be president of the United States.”