Alicia Machado pens emotional response to Trump's inauguration

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Former Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado took to social media to address Donald Trump's inauguration after previously speaking out against him during his campaign, claiming that he called her "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping" when she gained 42 pounds after being crowned.

Machado, who was crowned Miss Universe at age 19 in 1996, the same year Trump became co-owner of the Miss Universe Organization, posted a photo of herself on Instagram on the eve of the inauguration with a lengthy statement in Spanish expressing her thoughts since speaking out on Trump's critical comments.

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Alicia Machado, Miss Universe, through the years
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Miss Universe, Venezuela's Alicia Machado, kisses Donald Trump, owner of the Miss Universe pageant, 28 January during her daily fitness workout at a health center in New York. The 19 year-old Machado started a new fitness program after she was criticized for gaining weight after winning the 1996 Miss Universe pageant. She claims to have lost five pounds in three days. AFP PHOTO Jon LEVY (Photo credit should read JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)
Donald Trump and Alicia Machado at Miss Universe works out event, New York, January 28, 1996. (Photo by Steve Eichner/Getty Images)
Miss Universe 1996, Alicia Machado of Venezuela, (R) is greeted by businessman Donald Trump during a staged workout at a New York gym January 28. Machado is attempting to shed some of the excess weight she has gained since winning her title. Trump, who owns the Miss Universe pageant, sent Machado to a trainer to help with her exercise program. MISS UNIVERSE
Alicia Machado, 19, and representing Venezuela at the 1996 Miss Universe contest, practices her swimsuit pose during reherasals for the pageant at the Aladdin Theater for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas 15 May. The contest is scheduled to take place 17 May, and 79 women are competing for the 1996 title. AFP PHOTO ho/Miss universe Inc. (Photo credit should read MISS UNIVERSE/ho/AFP/Getty Images)
Miss Venezuela, Alicia Machado, performs in the swimsuit portion of the Miss Universe Pageant in the Aladdin Theater of Performing Arts May 17 in Las Vegas. Nineteen-year-old Machado, who is studying law and business, beat delegates from 80 different countries to capture the crown
Miss Venezula, Alicia Machado, 19, reacts after being named Miss Universe 1996 at the Aladdin Theater of Performing Arts May 17 in Las Vegas. Miss Aruba, Taryn Mansell (R) was first runner-up and Miss Finland, Lola Odusoga was second runner up. Machado, who is studying law and business, beat delegates from 80 different countries to capture the crown
Miss Venezuela, Alicia Machado smiles after winning the 1996 ''Miss Universe'' crown May 17. Nineteen-year-old Machado, a model and first-year law and second-year business administration student will reign as the 4th Miss Universe from Venezuela
Former 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado of Venezuela laughs during the NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Houston Rockets in Miami, Florida, February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Rhona Wise (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL ENTERTAINMENT)
Alicia Machado, Miss Universe 1996, poses for photographs August 20 on the dunes of White Sands National Monument in Las Cruzes, New Mexico. Organizers of the Miss Universe pageant denied they had ordered Machado to shed pounds or else give up her title.
Reigning Miss Universe, Alicia Machado of Venezuela, signs an autograph at a pub in Singapore after attending the Miss Singapore/Universe paegent March 15. Machado will be handing over the Miss Universe title in May to the next winner of the Miss Universe paegent in Miami. SINGAPORE
Miss Universe Alicia Machado, of Venezuela, shares a laugh with Tonight Show host Jay Leno during a taping February 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Tonight Show, usually taped in Burbank, California, is spending the week in Las Vegas. TONIGHT
FILE PHOTO 30JUN96 - Venezuelan beauty queen Alicia Machado, Miss Universe 1996, poses during her visit to Miraflores Presidential Palace after winning the contest. Machado, the reigning Miss Universe, has been told to go on a crash diet or risk losing her crown, Venezuelan beauty contest officials said on Monday. Miss Universe organizers have given Machado just two weeks to lose 27 pounds (12 kg).
Miss Universe 1996, Alicia Machado of Venezuela, poses at a New York gym January 28, before demonstrating the exercises she will perform to loose weight. Machado is attempting to slim down after ballooning to 75 kg (165 lbs). Machado will appear at the Miss USA contest February 5.
Venezuela's former Miss Universe, Alicia Machado (R), talks to Colombian model Nathalia Paris, November 14. Machado, whose reign as Miss Universe was fraught with controversy over her ballooning weight, is in Colombia's Caribbean coast resort of Cartagena as a presenter for the Caracol television network. Twenty three young women from across the country are competing this wekend for the prize title of Miss Colombia, a beauty pageant that each year deflects Colombians' attention from the country's bitter civil conflict and provides them with a touch of glamour. KP/HB/ME
Miss USA, Brook Mahealani Lee, is crowned Miss Universe 1997 by 1996 Miss Universe, Alicia Machado of Venezuela, at the Miami Beach Convention Center May 16. The 26-year-old, from Pearl City, Hawaii, beat out Miss -Venezuela and Miss -Trinidad and Tobago for the crown.
CORAL GABLES, FL - OCTOBER 16: Actress Alicia Machado attends Las 25 Mujeres Mas Poderosas de People en Espanol luncheon at Coral Gables Country Club on October 16, 2014 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images for People en Espanol)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 16: Alicia Machado arrives at the Premio Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina at American Airlines Arena on February 16, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20: Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado speaks during McDonald's American Challenge 'Go Active' at the McDonald Restaurant on April 20, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images).
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO: Venezuelan Alicia Machado, Miss Universe 1996, offers a press conference 07 November, 2005 in Mexico City to announce that she has signed with Playboy Mexico a contract to pose for photographs in the nude. Machado would be the first former Miss Universe to appear naked in a magazine. AFP PHOTO/Juan BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 16: Alicia Machado arrives at the Premio Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina at American Airlines Arena on February 16, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 20: Alicia Machado campaigns for Hillary Clinton on August 20, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 20: Alicia Machado campaigns for Hillary Clinton on August 20, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
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"Rest assured my detractors and those who continue to defame me that I am full of a happiness that brings forth the truth," she wrote.

Machado also commented on Trump being sworn in as U.S. president: "There is no drama or defeat, there is the satisfaction of having done what my heart felt was right."

Read more: Alicia Machado, Former Miss Universe Who Says Trump Called Her "Miss Piggy," Thanks Clinton

Machado said in an Inside Edition interview last year that participating in the Miss Universe competition under Trump's ownership caused her to feel bullied and "depressed" and led her to years of psychotherapy and disorders. Trump called Machado an "eating machine," according to The New York Times.

Machado, who also has been crowned Miss Venezuela, became a U.S. citizen this past May and shared that she planned to vote for Hillary Clinton during the past presidential election. Clinton mentioned Machado during a presidential debate and included her in one of her presidential campaign ads.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse in Allendale, Michigan November 7, 2016.

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Supporters await the arrival of US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and US President barack Obama for a rally on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 07, 2016.

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An elderly woman smiles as Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, not pictured, speaks during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. Clinton leads Donald Trump by three percentage points among likely voters nationally, the latest sign that her campaign's painstaking focus on women, Latinos and blacks could help propel her to the White House.

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Audience members listen as U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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Bruce Springsteen performs during a rally in suport of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 07, 2016.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is greeted by her husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, at the airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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People gather on Independence Mall for a campaign rally with U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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Recording artist Jon Bon Jovi performs during a campaign event for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledges the crowd at a campaign rally at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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Supporters cheer as U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a rally at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire, U.S., November 7, 2016.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Madonna holds a rally in NYC to support Hillary Clinton at Washington Square Park on November 7, 2016 in New York City.

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U.S. President Barack Obama is embraced by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama as former U.S. President Bill Clinton looks on during a campaign event for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016.

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People react as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leaves after a rally at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse November 7, 2016 in Allendale, Michigan.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poses for a selfie with supporters after a rally at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse November 7, 2016 in Allendale, Michigan.

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People listen as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a rally outside the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning November 7, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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People are seen in a reflection as they listen to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaking during a rally outside the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning November 7, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during a rally at the University of New Hampshire Durham November 7, 2016.

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People watch from a nearby building overlooking Independence Mall as people gather for a rally with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, former US President Clinton, and US President Barack Obama, November 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Former US President Bill clinton adresses the crowd during a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, on Independence Mall, November 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. About 40,000 people flooded Independence Mall in Philadelphia for Hillary Clinton's rally with her husband Bill, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at her side, a campaign aide said. The attendance set a new record for Clinton, with the previous high point a rally in Ohio that drew 18,500 people, a campaign aide told reporters traveling with the candidate.

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives for a rally at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse November 7, 2016 in Allendale, Michigan.

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Musician Bruce Springsteen performs at Independence Mall at a campaign rally with U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and U.S. President Barack Obama in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is joined by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) (R) at a campaign rally at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, U.S. November 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election.

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"History is not erased," added Machado in her Instagram post. "The political experience I had has given me a different vision of my own life and that of my loved ones: peace and harmony in my home and the satisfaction of seeing my daughter proud of her mother as I try every day to give her an example of courage and self love, and I know that in the future my struggles will spare you a painful path as a woman and your rights."

Read a translation of the post below.

Through my social networks I can express myself honestly and without malicious edits. First, I want my fans, friends, the serious media and those who appreciate me and value me above labels to know that I find myself calm and happy and I am surrounded by a lot of honest love, as only a few times I have been before. I feel fulfilled as a woman to have participated in a historic moment in this great country and above all I feel at peace and satisfaction for having been able to leave a little grain of sand in an enormous journey (with more work still to be done by women) to achieve equality, respect for our rights and an end to gender-based violence.

I know that at this moment many people are paying attention to what I publish and for this reason I decided to write. Rest assured my detractors and those who continue to defame me that I am full of a happiness that brings forth the truth. History is not erased. The political experience I had has given me a different vision of my own life and that of my loved ones: peace and harmony in my home and the satisfaction of seeing my daughter proud of her mother as I try every day to give her an example of courage and self love, and I know that in the future my struggles will spare you a painful path as a woman and your rights. For my own good, I have found other, calmer ways to continue as an artist and a communicator. Tomorrow there is no drama or defeat, there is the satisfaction of having done what my heart felt was right.

This is a country of liberties and will remain so, grateful to the Democrats in general for their respect and affection. I learned much more than what I shared. Fame is very easy to find but recognition and respect is achieved with effort and conviction.

I am not a woman of politics but rather a fighter for my ideals and those of thousands of people who trust and can always rely on me. Thank you, I will continue to grow as an actress, businesswoman, producer but above all as a woman. I love you!

"Por medio de mis redes sociales puedo expresarme honestamente y sin ediciones malintencionadas a mis palabras. Quiero primeramente dejarle saber a mis fans, amigos, a las personas que me aprecian y quienes me valoran por encima de etiquetas, a los medios de comunicación serios e íntegros, que me encuentro tranquila y feliz rodeada de mucho amor honesto como pocas veces antes había estado, que me siento realizada como mujer el haber podido participar en un momento histórico para este gran país y sobre todo me siento en paz y con la satisfacción de haber podido dejar un granito de arena en la enorme travesía que aún nos falta a las mujeres para lograr la igualdad, el respeto a nuestros derechos y el fin de la violencia a el género. Sé que en este momento están muchos atentos a lo que publique y por esta razón decidí escribir, estén tranquilos mis detractores y a los que me siguen difamando por encima de la ley, estoy en mi mejor momento, repleta de la felicidad que me genera la verdad, la historia no se borra, la experiencia política que tuve me han dado una visión de la vida y de mi propia vida muy distinta, para bien y la de mis seres queridos, La Paz y la armonía en mi hogar la satisfacción de ver a mi hija orgullosa de su mamá que me esfuerzo cada día por darle un ejemplo de valentía, de amor propio y se que en el futuro mi lucha le ahorrará un camino doloroso como mujer y sus derechos, seguimos adelante, encontré otras formas más tranquilas de seguir como artista y como comunicadora para mi propio bien. Mañana "no pasa nada" no existe ni drama ni derrota, existe la satisfacción de haber hecho lo que mi corazón sentía que era lo correcto. Este es un país de libertades y seguirá siendo así, agradecida a Los Demócratas en general por su respeto y cariño, aprendí mucho más que lo que compartí, la fama es muy fácil de encontrar pero el reconocimiento y respeto se logra con esfuerzo y convicción, no soy una mujer de política pero si una luchadora por mis ideales y los de miles de personas que confían y siempre podrán confiar en mi. Gracias, seguiré creciendo como actriz, empresaria, Productora pero por sobre todo Como Mujer" los amo ! #godblessamerica

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