Nha Trang, Vietnam - (Sore Ass Mess): The Curse of Agent Orange was blamed today as comely Texan Crystal Stewart tripped and fell flat on her ass during the Miss Universe pageant in Vietnam today.
"It's a repeat performance of last year's Mexican hex!" Vietnamese TV viewers claimed today in reference to Miss USA Rachel Smith's Mexico City tumble in 2007.
Stewart, 26, was mightily pissed after the five inch heel of her Manolo Blahniks caught in the spangly trim of her robe's train, sending her ass-over-heels down the catwalk and into the contest's also-rans
Just hours earlier the 36-24-36 contender told US TV news that she wasn't superstitious and no way scared that "some dumbass hex" would end her competition bid in the same way as Rachel Smith's chances were blown away.
The pageant was won by Miss Venezuela, 20 year-old Dayana Mendoza, who later said a prior homeland kidnapping ordeal during her teens had helped her deal with pesky curses such as malicious-falling-on-your-ass-syndrome that some believe is stalking the competition.
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