Ex-Miss Universe cancels Twitter after gaffe

LOS ANGELES The 1996 Venezuelan beauty queen expressed concern about /*North Korea*/'s recent attack on a South Korean island.

On Tuesday Machado wrote, "Tonight I want to ask you to join me in a prayer for peace, that these attacks between the Chinas do not make our situation worse."

The comment aroused an onslaught of insults posted to her account.

Machado received a lot of media attention when she nearly lost her 1996 /*Miss Universe*/ title after gaining 22 pounds.

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