VIDEO: Jon Stewart responds to Miss Universe selfie debate

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(MIAMI, FL) — Jewish-American comedian Jon Stewart introduced a new segment on his show on Monday he called: “What Picture Is Upsetting the Middle East This Week?”

The segment poked fun at Miss Universe competition, following controversy after Miss Israel Doron Matalon posted a selfie of herself, Miss Lebanon, Miss Japan, and Miss Slovenia.

Some called for Greige to lose the title over the selfie, especially because Lebanon and Israel are considered enemies.

“It’s a beauty pageant– they’re all enemies,” Stewart responded in the segment.

Greige says she was “photo-bombed” by Matalon and tried to distance herself from her.

“Does everything that happens between Middle Eastern countries have to be a bombing?” Stewart exclaimed.

WATCH the segment here:


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