Alicia Machado closed her 'Twitter' Account

Former Miss Universe 1996, Alicia Machado recently closed her 'Twitter' account being confused about North Korea and South Korea with North China and South China.

Concerned by North Korea's artillery attack on a South Korean island, the 1996 beauty queen winner got muddled when tweeting for world peace via her @aliciamachado77 account.

"Tonight I want to ask you to join me in a prayer for peace, that these attacks between the Chinas do not make our situation worse," she wrote late on Tuesday.

Her gaffe unleashed a rush of insulting posts, prompting her to go offline. "I now have a lot of psychopaths on the account and it's best I start another one, kisses," she signed off, according to Venezuelan media.

Alicia Machado is no stranger to unwelcome attention.

She caused a media furor by gaining 22 pounds (10 kg) right after her 1996 triumph and Miss Universe organization president Donald Trump called her an "eating machine".

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