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Former Miss Universe Gets Citizenship, Will Vote Against Trump

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado will be voting for the first time in the United States in November, and she's taking the chance to vote against the candidate who called her "Miss Piggy."

Machado won Miss Universe while representing Venezuela in 1996, a beauty pageant owned — and formerly judged — by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

After her victory, she claims Trump referred to her as "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping."

"I so proud and inspiration to be a U.S. Citizen! I'll be Voting!" Machado posted to Instagram. She then says she'll be giving all her power and support to Hillary Clinton become with my next President @hillaryclinton Miss Housekeeping and miss Piggy Can Vote @realdonaldtrump."

In an interview with Inside Edition in May, Machado claimed Trump publicly called her an "eating machine" on the Howard Stern Show. Machado claims he said she needed to lose weight and even brought her to a gym with a media crew.

Now, 20 years after her crowning, Machado is doing what she can to ensure that Donald Trump does not become President of the United States.

Machado's account shows she supports Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, explaining why she supports working mothers and a female candidate.

Alicia Machado Campaigns For Hillary Clinton
Alicia Machado campaigns for Hillary Clinton on August 20, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Gustavo Caballero / Getty Images

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