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Venezuela’s former Miss Universe, Alicia Machado, closed her Twitter account after being mocked for confusing the Koreas with 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.

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.  Machado is no stranger to unwelcome attention.

She caused a media furore by gaining 10 kilos right after her 1996 triumph and Miss Universe organisation president Donald Trump called her an “eating machine”.

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