presenter been has suspended after a video was posted
on-line displaying her verbally attacking a carpark attendant.
A video displaying Britt McHenry, 28, insulting the tow truck
employee’s enamel, lack of faculty eduction and weight has gone
international – with Twitter branding the beautiful blonde ‘Regina
George’ – a nod to the 2004 film Imply Ladies.
After having her
car towed away on April 6 the blonde presenter arrived at
the compound to retrieve it and was caught on tape talking to
attendant Gina Michelle.
In the beginning of the video McHenry is heard saying: “I’m within the
information, sweetheart, I’ll f****** sue this place.”
attendant can then be heard advising her she is being
filmed and threatens to “play your video”.
However seemingly unable to manage her mood, McHenry continues.
Carrying on the assault, she says: “‘That’s why I’ve a level
and you do not – I would not work in a scumbag place like this.
Makes my pores and skin crawl even being right here.”
After muttering to herself, she is heard so as to add: “Yep, that’s
all you care about, is simply taking folks’s cash” earlier than then
making an attempt to humiliate the employee.
“With no training, no talent set, simply wished to make clear that.
… Do you be ok with your job? So I might be a university
dropout and do the identical factor?
“Why, trigger I’ve a mind and also you don’t? Possibly if I used to be
lacking some enamel they might rent me, huh?
“Trigger they give the impression of being so gorgeous … ‘Trigger I’m on tv and
you’re in a f****** trailer, honey.”
Earlier than lastly strolling away, McHenry is heard to blast: “Lose
some weight, child woman.”
Following her suspension, she issued a grovelling apology.
“In an intense and traumatic second, I allowed my feelings to
get the very best of me and stated some insulting and regrettable
issues,” she wrote.
“As pissed off as I used to be, I ought to at all times select to be
respectful and take the excessive street. I’m so sorry for my actions
and can be taught from this error.”
Not everybody was proud of ESPN’s actions although and rapidly
the Twitter hashtag #firebrittmchenry started trending.
Many stated they might boycott the channel till extra “appropiate
motion” was taken.”
Jose Gomez wrote on his account: “If I used to be any athlete that had
any respect in the direction of the typical American,I’d refuse to do
interviews with Britt McHenry.”
Ronald Man added: “Will not be watching ESPN, & deleting ESPN
apps, till a extra applicable motion is taken. Zero tolerance
for bullying. #FireBrittMcHenry.”
Many stated she was solely sorry as a result of she received caught. Zeb Ringle
wrote to her account saying: “@BrittMcHenry Your solely
apologising since you had been caught. Your mother and father ought to be
ashamed of what you might have develop into #firebrittmchenry @espn”