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It wasn’t one of the beauty queens whose gaffe set Twitter ablaze during this year’s.
On Monday night,vet angered viewers when he remarked that picking a winner from the 51 pageant hopefuls felt “like Sophie’s Choice,” the 1982 drama in which ‘s character had to decide which of her children the Nazis would kill.
“They’re all so good,” he remarked while offering commentary during the competition.
But reference rubbed many the wrong way.
“Eeeeek: Carson Kressley on #MissUSA pageant looks at the Top 15 and says ‘It’s a Sophie’s Choice!’ Someone never read the book or saw the movie,” one person tweeted.
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“So I guess if he were living Sophie’s Choice, she’d be the saved child & the others taken to be shot immediately? #classless#carsonkressley,” another wrote.
“@CarsonKressley Sophie’s Choice? Seriously? What a d—,” another said.
Kressley’s rep did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
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