Is Miss Puerto Rico Really Puerto Rican?
Is Miss Puerto Rico Really Puerto Rican?
By Amaris Castillo | 11/11/2011 - 12:00

There is controversy brewing over the newly crowned Miss Puerto Rico.

Bodine Koehler Peña won the title this past Monday and is set to represent the island in the Miss Universe 2012 competition. Now she finds herself at the center of an argument regarding her nationality. It all stems from the fact that Peña was born in the Netherlands. Her father is from there, and her mother is Dominican. However, the beauty queen grew up in Puerto Rico.


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