Tomi Lahren Got Heckled Out of Brunch After Someone Threw a Drink at Her
A table shouted "racist-ass bitch" at her as she walked out with her parents.
Photo of Lahren by Michael Schwartz/Getty Images; screengrab via Twitter
Bars can be treacherous territory if you're a conservative. You never know when you might be called "Nazi scum," or get kicked out for wearing a MAGA hat, or—if you're Richard Spencer—have to deal with the embarrassment of having your card declined for a $4.25 bourbon. But conservative firebrands apparently like a drink as much as the next guy, and so they soldier on, braving America's potentially leftist-riddled watering holes—even if, as Tomi Lahren learned over the weekend, it means possibly getting a drink thrown at your face.
According to City Pages, the FOX News commentator was eating brunch with her parents at a Minneapolis restaurant when, on her way out, someone threw a glass of water at her.
Lahren and her mother, who reportedly caught some of the splash, apparently turned around to confront the table of guerilla liberals who hurled the drink at them. While Lahren chatted with a bouncer, a few patrons started heckling her—yelling "racist-ass bitch" and "why you even out here?" while Lahren shuffled out of the bar.
On Wednesday, Lahren sat down for an interview about the incident on FOX News, telling her colleagues that while getting shit-talked in public was nothing new for her, getting splashed with water at brunch still sucked.
"This was something that was embarrassing for me and embarrassing for my family. At the end of the day, I'm a person too. And I do get humiliated and embarrassed just like anyone else," Lahren said. "But I'm tough, my family's tough. We can handle it."
On the same day FOX's segment aired, President Trump made a point to weigh in on the Lahren Water Crisis—which he apparently felt required a more pressing response than, say, the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico in September.
It's not hard to understand why someone might want to throw a drink at Lahren—she's called immigrants "rapeugees," compared Black Lives Matter to the KKK, and has a bizarre relationship with hip-hop for some weird reason. Still, if the brunch goers really wanted to embarrass her, there are much more creative ways of doing it.
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