Miss Utah USA, Marissa Powell, stumbles with ‘education better' workplace inequality response

LAS VEGAS - One of the contestants at Sunday night’s Miss USA pageant struggled to answer a question about women and income inequality in the final round.

Miss Utah, Marissa Powell, selected "Judge 3," NeNe Leakes of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," from cards placed in a fish bowl.  Leakes’ question was “A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with children women are the primary earners yet they continue to earn less than men. What does this say about society?”

Check out Miss Utah’s stalled response in the clip: (mobile users click http://youtu.be/r8E008jUbX8

 

Miss Utah finished as the third runner-up.

The 25-year-old Miss Connecticut, Erin Brady, won the crown.

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