Miss USA accused of mocking Asian contestants' English: 'Miss Universe should not be an ambassador of bullying'

A Miss Universe contestant is being called out for bullying after making fun of a fellow contestant’s language skills. The competition is underway in Thailand.

In a now-expired Instagram Live video, Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers can be heard joking to Miss Australia and Miss Colombia about how Miss Vietnam speaks.

“What do you think about Miss Vietnam?” she asks her friends, before laughing, “… and she pretends to know so much English, and you ask her a question after having a whole conversation with her and she … [smiles and nods].”

Popular Instagram page Diet Prada posted the footage with another two videos of Miss USA, this time speaking about Miss Cambodia.

In the first she showers her fellow contestant with praise while thanking her own Cambodian fans for their support.

But in the second, she’s seen pitying Miss Cambodia to the same two friends.

“Miss Cambodia is here and doesn’t speak any English, and not a single other person speaks her language,” she says, adding, “Poor Cambodia.”

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SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers is crowned by Miss USA 2017 Kara McCullough, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Teen USA 2018 Hailey Colborn after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the swimsuit portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers poses for a photo after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
2018 MISS USA: Winner: Miss Nebraska, Sarah Rose Summers (C) is named MISS USA at the 2018 MISS USA Competition airing Monday, May 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT on FOX). (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Sarah Rose Summers is seen on May 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by MediaPunch/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers visit build series to discuss 'Miss USA' at Build Studio on May 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers visits the Build Series at Build Studio on May 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Miss Teen USA 2018 Hailey Colburn (L) and Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers are seen in SoHo on May 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers visits the SiriusXM Studios on May 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 25: Miss Teen USA Hailey Colborn (L) and Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers take their first double-decker ride In New York City on July 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Ride of Fame)
US model Sarah Rose Summers attends the NYFW Kick-Off Party hosted by E! Entertainment, ELLE & IMG at The Pool, The Seagram Building on September 5, 2018 New York City. (Photo by Steven FERDMAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEVEN FERDMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Sarah Rose Summers attends the Nicole Miller Spring 2019 After Party at Acme on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Sarah Rose Summers attends Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC and GFI at BGC Partners, INC on September 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Cantor Fitzgerald)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Sarah Rose Summers attends the 2018 US Weekly Most Stylish New Yorkers at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge on September 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Ms. USA Sarah Rose Summers attends the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - OCTOBER 15: Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers visits Hallmark's 'Home & Family' at Universal Studios Hollywood on October 15, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 01: Sarah Rose Summers attends the 2018 World of Children Awards Ceremony and Benefit on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for World Of Children Awards)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 19: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (L) and Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers are seen in Midtown on November 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 19: Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers is seen in Midtown on November 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
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The footage has gone viral on social media, with thousands condemning the behavior.

“The future Miss Universe should not be an ambassador of bullying,” read one comment.

“This is just a shameful display of meanness poorly masked as empathy,” another commenter wrote. “Clearly none of these women embody what being Miss Universe is all about … and in this day and age?”

“Shame on you ladies! Beautiful outside but not inside!!” wrote another critic.

Yet some are backing the Nebraska-born pageant queen, whose Instagram bio features the hashtag #ifyoudonthaveanythingnicetosaydontsayanythingatall.

“Sad to think that your sorrow towards Cambodia and thoughtfulness towards Vietnam is being perceived in the wrong manner … to add that these specific individuals have only seen snippets of the live video,” wrote one supporter on Instagram. “Don’t listen to ’em. A lot of people know you weren’t making fun of those two women, in fact you were telling everyone the wittiness and uniqueness that comes with competing with so many different women from around the world. People need to understand that you were telling everyone how isolating it is and that you felt sad for Cambodia … and that you were sharing a funny and happy experience with Vietnam. Love you!”

Others accused her critics of being jealous.

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SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Hosts Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey talk during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan Thomas walks the red carpet at the Shreveport Convention Center prior to the 2018 Miss USA on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Hosts Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey talk during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes participates in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Caselynn Millers-Keyes was the runner-up in the competition. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Host Nick Lachey talks with Miss South Dakota Madison Nipe during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers poses for a photo after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers poses for a photo with Miss Universe president, Paula Shugart, after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes answers a question with host Nick Lachey during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Miller-Keyes answers questions for hosts Nick Lachey and Vaessa Lachey during of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nevada Carolina Urrea answers questions for hosts Nick Lachey and Vaessa Lachey during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Host Nick Lachey speaks to the audience during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Hosts Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey talk during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes participates in the evening gown portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Montana Dani Walker participates in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Caselynn Millers-Keyes was the runner-up in the competition. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes participates in the swimsuit portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss South Dakota Madison Nipe competes in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Hosts Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey talk during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Maryland Brittinay Nicolette participates in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Caselynn Millers-Keyes was the runner-up in the competition. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates with Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes participates in the evening gown portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss South Dakota Madison Nipe competes in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Country music singer Lee Brice performs during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers (R) answers questions for hosts Nick Lachey (L) and Vanessa Lachey (C) during of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey host the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers (R) answers questions for hosts Nick Lachey (L) and Vanessa Lachey (C) during of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey host the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey host the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers answers questions with host Nick Nachey during the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the swimsuit portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the evening gown portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers competes in the evening gown portion of the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers (L) celebrates with Miss North Carolina Caelynn Millers-Keyes after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers is crowned by Miss USA 2017 Kara McCullough, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Teen USA 2018 Hailey Colborn after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers is crowned by Miss USA 2017 Kara McCullough, Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Teen USA 2018 Hailey Colborn after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
SHREVEPORT, LA - MAY 21: Miss Nebraska Sarah Rose Summers celebrates after winning the 2018 Miss USA Competition at George's Pond at Hirsch Coliseum on May 21, 2018 in Shreveport, Louisiana. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
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