Group of women are evicted from hotel pool by mob saying ‘shame!’ scans. after ‘calling lesbian couple for kissing in front of children’
A group of women were evicted from a California hotel pool after berating a lesbian couple for kissing in front of children.
The dramatic showdown broke out at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel on Sunday when the squad of about five women confronted the pair, then faced backlash from shocked onlookers.
A viral video shows fellow sun worshipers chanting “shame” at the women as they gathered their belongings and stormed off.
But the women didn’t leave quietly – two of them stopped to hit back at the angry mob.
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Tensions flared at a hotel pool in Sacramento, California, after a group of women confronted a black lesbian couple for kissing while children were present. The aftermath of the incident, which took place at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, was captured in a video that went viral
One of the ‘Karens’ is seen yelling at a critic who shamed her for criticizing the couple
A video shared on social media showed the women shouting expletives at bystanders who attacked them for their comments to the lesbian couple. One of the women (right) heard the man say during filming, “Do you have children? Because you’d be a terrible father’
Dominique Veasley (pictured) described the moment she and her partner were accosted by the pool in an interview with CBS
Some of the women watch them rush away, but one confronted the bystanders and gave the camera the middle finger before another delivered a vigorous tirade.
“Do you have children?” she asks a bystander before adding, “Because you’d be a terrible father.”
The two began exchanging more insults before the woman said, “You’re a loser,” and stormed off.
Many on Twitter compared the scene to Cersei Lannister’s venom-famous “walk of shame” in the fifth season of Game of Thrones.
An unidentified spokesperson for the women told Fox40 that they were not concerned about the couple’s sexual orientation, but were responding because they were involved in “what appeared to be sexual intercourse and inappropriate activities around children.”
“When members of the party politely and respectfully asked to tone down some of the sexual activity because there were children nearby in the pool, they were met with aggressive verbal attacks,” the spokesperson said in a statement.
One of the women confronted the bystanders and gave the camera the middle finger
An unidentified spokesperson for the women told Fox40 that they were not concerned about the couple’s sexual orientation, but reacted because they were engaged in “what appeared to be sexual intercourse and inappropriate activity around children.”
One of the so-called Karens smiles as she passes a man who films the confrontation in the pool het
However, Dominique Veasley, of the lesbian couple, told KPIX that there were other couples who engaged in public displays of affection at the same time, but the women in the video only confronted her and her partner.
“My, you know, the kids’ first reaction was, oh, yeah,” she said. “And then I was like, wait, you’re not asking me to be who I am anymore.”
In a statement following the incident, Sawyer General Manager Nikki Carlson said: “The Sawyer does not condone discrimination or verbal assault of any kind.
“Over the holiday weekend there was an unfortunate disagreement between guests at our pool and the matter has since been resolved.”
The Kimpton has long been a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and has recently posted several messages in honor of Pride Month on his Twitter and the main page of his website.
“Since our founding in San Francisco more than three decades ago in 1981, we have embraced the LGBTQ community and committed to driving positive change by partnering with organizations that can make a difference; like The Trevor Project,” reads a message on its website.
The Kimpton is a Premier National Hotel Partner of the Trevor Project, donating $10 for every night booked at one of their hotels when guests use the code TRPR.
The hotel chain also donates meeting space and organizes fundraisers for the renowned nonprofit, which provides crisis intervention to LGBTQ+ youth.
Two of the so-called Karens amid ‘shame!’ walking out of the pool. chants