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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Quoted: Miss Iowa on her marijuana gaffe

Mariah Cary, Miss Iowa, at the Miss America pageant Saturday in Las Vegas. (David Becker/Getty Images)

“I think everyone knows what I meant.”

Miss Iowa Mariah Cary apologizing for her on-stage gaffe at the Miss America pageant, in an interview with the Muscatine Journal. The fourth runner-up had the viral-video moment of the night when asked about marijuana legalization. She made it clear she disapproves but then uttered: “I do not think it should be used for anything but recreational use and health care.” Huh? A “slip up with words,” she later explained.

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