Miss America 2013: From pageant shaming to Honey Boo Boo, the night's memorable moments
Co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet looked fit and happy as she briefly discussed her recent triumph over thyroid cancer. Chris Harrison of "The Bachelor" fame joined her, bringing a dose of his sardonic hosting humor.
Miss Iowa's interview oopsie
The pressure of answering a broad, topical question in only 20 seconds often leads contestants to deliver awkwardly entertaining sound bites, but Miss Iowa made a painful flub. While trying to support the use of medical marijuana, she made a jumbled statement about "recreational use in health care."
Yikes! Miss Iowa, who happens to be named Mariah Cary, finished as the fourth runner-up.
ABC's America's Choice
This year's competition included an online component, and voters chose Miss Montana, Alexis Wineman, as their favorite Miss America contestant. She is the first woman with autism to compete in the Miss America pageant. #MissMontana took Twitter by storm and rallied supporters.