Mexico pulls out of Miss Universe over Donald Trump's racist comments

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The backlash against Donald Trump continued on Monday night as Mexico pulled out of the Miss Universe pageant all together.

Mexico will not send a contestant to this year's Miss Universe after part owner and TV mogul Trump made comments insulting their people, Mexican broadcaster Televisa reported.

"For Televisa, any commercial relationship with the Miss Universe pageant and with the companies of the Trump organization is unacceptable," Televisa said in a statement.

The announcement came four days after Spanish-language Univision, part-owned by Televisa, said it would not air the Miss USA pageant on July 12 and severed ties to the Miss Universe Organization.

Earlier on Monday, NBC ended its business relationship with Trump, citing "derogatory" statements made by the former "Apprentice" star.

A statement, obtained by TheWrap, specified that the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants — a joint venture between NBC and Trump — will no longer run on the broadcaster's airwaves. Additionally, Trump will not be participating in the network's reality competition, "The Celebrity Apprentice."

However, "Celebrity Apprentice" is licensed from Mark Burnett's United Artists Media Group, a relationship that will continue without Trump, per NBC.

The current firestorm was sparked by comments made during Trump's presidential campaign announcement last week, which included controversial observations about Mexicans, whom he said are "laughing at us, at our stupidity" over what he characterized as a weak border policy.

"When Mexico sends its people ... they're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people," the newly-minted candidate said.

Trump's comments already prompted Univision, the network that broadcasts his Miss Universe pageant, to end its business relationship with the contest, as well as "any other projects tied to the Trump Organization" on Thursday.

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MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss USA Nia Sanchez participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Myanmar Sharr Htut Eaindra participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Venezuela Migbelis Castellanos participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Mauritius Pallavi Gungaram participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss South Africa, Ziphozakhe Zokufa, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Singapore, Rathi Menon, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Sweden Camilla Hansson participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Curacao Laurien Angelista participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Trinidad & Tobago Jevon King participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Russia Yulia Alipova participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss St. Lucia Roxanne Didier-Nicholas participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Colombia Paulina Vega participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Ecuador Alejandra Argudo participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Indonesia Elvira Devinamira participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss Ireland, Lisa Madden, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Japan Keiko Tsuji participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Lithuania Patricija Belousova participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Guatemala Ana Luisa Montufar participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Finland Bea Toivonen participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Thailand Pimbongkod Chankaew participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss British Virgin Islands Jaynene Jno Lewis participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Peru Jimena Espinosa participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Brazil Melissa Gurgel participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)

Miss Canada, Chanel Beckenlehner, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

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MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Bolivia Claudia Tavel participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss France Camille Cerf participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Castillo participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss El Salvador Patricia Murillo participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Bulgaria Kristina Georgieva participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Guyana Niketa Barker participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Great Britain Grace Levy participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Czech Republic Gabriela Frankova participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Germany Josefin Donat participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss China Yanliang Hu participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss Slovenia, Urska Bracko, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Castillo participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Paraguay Sally Jara participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Norway Elise Dalby participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss Kenya, Gaylyne Ayugi, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Korea Yoo Yebin participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss Tanzania, Nale Boniface poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Switzerland, Zoe Metthez, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss St. Lucia, Roxanne Didler-Nicholas, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Philippines, Mary Jean Lastimosa, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Angola, Zuleica Wilson, poses during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Albania, Zhaneta Byberi. poses during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Portugal, Patricia da Silva, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Russia, Yulia Alipova, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Serbia,Andjelka Tomasevic, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Puerto Rico, Gabriela Berrios, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Spain, Desire Cordero Ferrer, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Mexico, Josselyn A. Garciglia, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Sir Lanka, Marianne Page, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Haiti Christie Desir participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Guam Brittany Mesa-Bell participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Honduras Gabriela Ordonez participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 21: Miss Israel Doron Matalon participates in 63rd Annual MISS UNIVERSE Preliminary Show and National Costume Show at Florida International University on January 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images)
Miss Lebanon, Saly Greige, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Poland, Marcela Chmielowska, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Puerto Rico, Gabriela Berrios, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Honduras, Gabriela Ordonez, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Portugal, Patricia da Silva, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Miss Slovak Republic Jeanette Borhyová presents her outfit, during the national costume show at the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Beauties will compete for the title of Miss Universe in Moscow on Nov. 9. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
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