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San Antonio’s Scripps National Spelling Bee champ Logan ‘vanquishes’ Kimmel in late-night challenge

SAN ANTONIO – M-I-S-Okay-Y-V-O-O-S.

That’s most likely the one phrase that Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Harini Logan, from San Antonio, has had hassle spelling.

But really, it’s not even a phrase.

Funnyman Guillermo Rodriguez and Mike Tyson tried to trick Harini with the spelling of “mischievous” (and different phrases) in the course of the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Spelling Bee.

Harini joined the late-night present on Thursday night time amid her media blitz after successful the Scripps National Spelling Bee earlier this month.

She’s additionally been on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” however on Jimmy Kimmel’s present, she needed to work to defend her title.

And let’s simply say the spelling bee was unconventional.

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Guillermo and Tyson requested Harini to spell “vanquish,” “isosceles” and “mischievous,” and Kimmel to spell “sesquicentennial” and “phenomenon,” however neither of them pronounced the phrase appropriately or gave correct definitions and origins.

Harini ended up getting “mischievous” proper with somewhat assistance on the right pronunciation from Kimmel.

Harini was as soon as once more the champion, this time successful the seventeenth annual “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Spelling Bee.

Kimmel additionally shocked her and her household with a visit to Disney Land.

Harini, 14, has competed in spelling bees for years however had by no means taken dwelling a nationwide title. She spelled 22 phrases appropriately throughout a 90-second spell-off to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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