In keeping with particulars, a video of a white man being smacked within the head with a can of Twisted Tea after he stated “n****” at an Elyria, Ohio, Circle Ok comfort retailer has gone viral on social media. The video was first posted on Christmas Night and has been considered tens of millions of occasions on Twitter and different social media websites.
The video exhibits the person, who shouldn’t be carrying a masks, ready in line to purchase beer on the Cleveland-area Circle Ok whereas speaking and utilizing the racial slur. A Black man standing behind him within the line, holding a can of Twisted Tea onerous iced tea that he deliberate to buy, confronts him.
After the white man tells the Black man, “smack me with it,” the Black man does simply that, hitting him throughout the face and knocking him to the bottom.
After the person will get again up, the video exhibits him charging on the man who hit him, however the man tackles him all the way down to the bottom and punches him a number of occasions.
In keeping with social media customers, the incident occurred at Circle Ok on Broad Avenue. Some social media customers have posted the photograph of the Twisted tea man, the one who smacked the racist particular person with the Twisted tea can. See the image, beneath.
The video shortly went viral after it was shared on Twitter by Rex Chapman, Snoop Dogg and others, and it has spawned many memes and jokes. Individuals are sharing Twisted Tea memes including some a part of the video. Watch a few of Twisted tea memes, beneath.
Elyria Police Says the Incident Was Not Reported to Them Earlier than It Went Viral.
The boys seen within the video haven’t been recognized and haven’t spoken out about what occurred. Few particulars about when the incident occurred have been revealed. We reached out to the person who posted the video on Twitter on December 24, the place it has greater than 1 million views, however didn’t instantly hear again.
He tweeted, “That is NOT my video lmao I’m simply merely sharing it to unfold the enjoyment of seeing a racist get his s*** cooked. Simply cease saying n**** in the event you’re not black LMFAO it’s actually not onerous in any respect.”
Elyria Police Lieutenant James Welsh advised the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram he has seen the video and thinks he is aware of who the lads are, however stated nobody within the video has been charged and there have been no stories from anybody concerned made to police.
Welsh advised the native newspaper on December 25, “It has clearly gone viral on the web, however to my data it was by no means known as in or reported.”