(FOX News) - It looks like some tweets using the N-word won't be enough to cost the new Miss Teen USA her crown.
The Miss Universe Organization, which owns the Miss Teen USA pageant, issued a statement Sunday chastising Karlie Hay's words but also "supporting her continued growth."
After she was crowned Saturday night in Las Vegas, social media users found tweets containing the N-word linked to an account with Miss Teen Texas' name.
In the tweets, the account holder made several statements using the N-word in a seeminly joking manner toward some of her followers.
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