Miss Utah Miss USA pagaent video: Marissa Powell answers question oddly

Marissa Powell, Miss Utah, raised eyebrows with her answer to a question about jobs. Photo: NBC

Being in the spotlight can sometimes cause people to get tongue tied. The latest instance of this came during Sunday night's Miss USA Pagaent, where one of the contestants found herself talking in circles.

When asked a question about her thoughts on female breadwinners still making less than their male counterparts, Marissa Powell, who represented Utah, had a simple answer - 'create education better.'

The country's newest Miss USA is leaving a white collar job behind for the glamour and excitement that goes with her new role - and she can't wait.

Moments after she was crowned at the Planet Hollywood hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday, Connecticut accountant Erin Brady said all she could think about was letting her bosses know she won't be coming in tomorrow. Or ever again.

As her family and fiancee looked on, Brady beat out other beauties from every U.S. state and Washington D.C. to take the title, accepting the crown from outgoing queen Miss Maryland Nana Meriwether.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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