Alicia Machado: Ex-Miss Universe claims Trump called her 'Miss Piggy'
Alicia Machado rose to international fame in 1996, after being crowned Miss Universe at the age of 19.
Now, 20 years later, she is back in the headlines.
Ms Machado claims she was called "Miss Piggy" by Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for the White House who owned the beauty pageant when she won it.
The remarks were made, the Venezuela-born model says, after she put on some weight following her win.
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