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Olivia Culpo, Miss Rhode Island, Wins Miss USA Pageant

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Jun. 4 2012, Published 11:13 a.m. ET

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Giuliana Rancic and Andy Cohen hosted the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas with judges including Joe Jonas and Rob Kardashian, and only one contestants could take home the tiara.

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Olivia Culpo, Miss Rhode Island, won the annual pageant and will now represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant. The cello player and student at Boston University wasn't shy about her love of music and her band camp days!

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When asked her thoughts on the possibility a transgender woman winning the title and if it would be fair or not, she commented, "I do think that would be fair, but I could understand how people could be apprehensive to take that road." She added, "There are so many people who have a need to change for a happier life. I do accept that because I believe it's a free country."

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