The performer mentioned slain New York Metropolis officer Jason Rivera was most likely doing his job “incorrectly”
New York Metropolis actress Jacqueline Guzman has been dropped from her theater firm after she went viral on TikTok with a video complaining in regards to the inconvenience of a deceased cop’s funeral.
“We don’t have to shut down most of decrease Manhattan as a result of one cop died for most likely doing his job incorrectly,” Jacqueline Guzman mentioned within the clip, taken whereas she is strolling down a avenue that has been barricaded off. “They kill people who find themselves beneath 22 each single day for no good purpose and we don’t shut down town for them.”
The actress went on to say that blocking streets is “f**king ridiculous.”
“What if any person is having a coronary heart assault on this space? No person can get to them as a result of it’s all blocked off for one f**king cop,” she mentioned.
Guzman’s feedback shortly unfold throughout social media and brought on outrage. Though the video was later deleted, that didn’t preserve it from spreading.
Guzman’s appearing firm, Face to Face Movies, launched an announcement distancing themselves from the performer.
“Face to Face Movies doesn’t help nor can condone these feedback made about fallen Officer Rivera. Because of this, she is not a member of our firm,” they introduced on Fb.
Hundreds turned out for Rivera’s funeral in Manhattan over the weekend to honor the slain cop.
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“New Yorkers turned out by the hundreds yesterday to assist us honor our fallen brother. One individual spreading hate can not erase that,” New York Metropolis Police Benevolent Affiliation (PBA) President Patrick Lynch informed the New York Publish in response to Guzman’s feedback.
Rivera, 22, and Wilbert Mora, 27, had been gunned down whereas responding to a home dispute earlier this month in Harlem. Rivera had been on the job for about a yr, whereas Mora had been an officer for 4 years.
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