Easter season is upon us, but the Easter Bunny is having none of it.
A fistfight broke out on Palm Sunday at the Newport Centre mall in Jersey City between the mall’s Easter Bunny and a female shopper.
Kevin Pineda was at the shopping center’s food court when the commotion broke out and captured the action on his cell phone.
“I was just at the mall eating on the third floor when me and a couple of friends heard commotion going on downstairs, like yelling,” Pineda wrote in an email to The Washington Post. “We looked down and a woman was attacking the man in the bunny suit and then the rest is in the video.”
Here’s the action.
Easter bunny throwin the hands @ Newport Lmfaoo pt1 pic.twitter.com/Y7goiuf4Ap
— Kev (@2jrb123) March 20, 2016
The video quickly went viral, having been re-tweeted more than 1,000 times and receiving a ton of replies.
— Maddie (@Maddiiee16) March 20, 2016
@maggieco_ @kevinp461 JUST SAW LMAOOO
— ♡ (@slayytay) March 20, 2016
The Easter bunny at Newport Mall getting into a fight is the most Newport Mall thing imaginable.
— Kyle (@1goodlookingman) March 20, 2016
Did I really just watch the Easter bunny fightin in Newport Mall….
— John McAndrew (@JohnMcAndrew_IV) March 21, 2016
Pineda was also inundated with requests from news outlets to use his video.
@kevinp461 *is it OK if we use both of your videos with credit to you?
— Stephanie Burnett (@Stephy_Burnett) March 21, 2016
— Alyssa Zauderer (@Alyssa_Zauderer) March 21, 2016
@kevinp461 Hi Kevin. This is Channel 7 Eyewitness News. Can we have permission to use your video ? We will put your name on it.
— ABC7NY NewsDesk (@ABC7NYNewsDesk) March 21, 2016
Pineda is free to go on with life now that he’s had his 15 minutes of fame.
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