Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette wrote on Twitter that Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham "negated the whole First Amendment" while answering a question about burning Qurans and that he was "glad to help her lose" the competition. Miss Durham placed second to Miss California Alyssa Campanella.

Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette wrote on Twitter that Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham "negated the whole First Amendment" while answering a question about burning Qurans and that he was "glad to help her lose" the competition. Miss Durham placed second to Miss California Alyssa Campanella.