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A video circulating on social media shows a “nasty” woman berating a black couple and their wedding officiant for the alleged crime of getting married on a beach in Hawaii where all “activities” besides walking are currently not allowed.
Woman in Hawaii interrupts a small wedding pic.twitter.com/8CC1X4zyYW
— Fifty Shades of Whey (@davenewworld_2) August 15, 2020
According to reports, the footage likely originated from Honolulu’s Waimānalo Beach, which was shuttered earlier this month by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell because of an alleged uptick in the coronavirus.
“[A] new executive order will be in effect at midnight on Friday through September 5 closing all county and state parks, as well as the beaches fronting them,” CNN reported on the 7th.
“No activities will be allowed on the beach or in the parks but people will be allowed to walk on the beach to get to the water for surfing, fishing, paddling and diving, Caldwell said.”
Apparently, the camerawomen, aka “Keisha,” took the ordinance to heart. So much so that she felt it perfectly appropriate to ruin a wedding.
The irony was that she tried to sound so blasé about it.
“I’m trying not to be really rude,” she obliviously said.
Why didn’t she mind her own business then?
“I don’t want to be rude, but I had enough of this s–t,” she added.
Fair enough, but it looks like the public has had enough of HER “s–t.”
Look (*Language warning):
I’ve never tweeted anything yet in my life but I can honestly and wholeheartedly say this makes me sick. The lady that’s filming this this is so nasty. I love hawaii. I love people. I love Waimānalo… let these people marry in peace!
— stairs (@DmitriSiegel) August 16, 2020
I would have slapped the shit out of that bitch.. To many people think thier law enforcement. Like I’ve always learned. If you don’t want trouble, don’t start some. Feel bad for that couple. Nasty rude biaaaach…
— coachpatrickflynn (@coachpatrickfl1) August 16, 2020
Please this was not a dangerous situation at all. Like 10 people on a beach with no one else around. A few were wearing masks and if they are vacationing together they are quarantining together and are all probably family. This women is a nasty bitch plain and simple.
— M Carducci (@MDucci791) August 15, 2020
Rude bitch has nothing better to do than harass black folks trying to get married?
— cigarbabe (@cigarbabe2) August 16, 2020
How unhappy and miserable of a person do you have to be to interrupt someone’s wedding! I’ve seen several wedding on the beach while vacationing. We always turn our chairs, watch and clap for them when it’s over.
— kookycreek (@kookyceek) August 15, 2020
She could very well be right about the law…but she didn’t need to be an asshole about it. Easier to treat people with a little respect. You’ll notice they did not even argue with her…they knew they were wrong. But she was still nasty!
— dschell (@dschell6) August 15, 2020
The latter Twitter user wasn’t wrong about the woman “still” being “nasty” despite the couple choosing to not “argue with her.”
Not only did she follow them as they tried to walk away, but she gleefully said, “She’s going to get arrested too pretty soon,” presumably in reference to the bride.
She also castigated the wedding officiant because apparently he’s been performing beach marriages on a regular basis.
“You always doing this for money!” she angrily said to him.
One would think she’d have a little bit more empathy given the employment woes being felt by so many Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“The cops is coming for you!” she gloatingly added.
It’s unclear how the situation eventually panned out and whether or not the couple ever tied the knot.
Despite a large number of social media users siding against the nasty woman, some did take her side:
She isn’t in the wrong. The blatant negligence of tourists is causing the covid numbers to spike in Hawaii. Hawaii had some of the lowest cases of covid in the country because they implemented travel requirements early. For locals, the beach is open for swimming and surfing.
— Christina (@XTinaMcAwesome) August 16, 2020
It is not against the law in Hawaii to walk on the sand to go into the ocean. It is against the law to sit on the sand, have a picnic, and have a wedding. Everyone needs to respect the law.
— Jin Chang (@JCEducatorHI) August 16, 2020
That lady is almost full hawaiian and that is her hometown, & neighborhood. We’re on our second lock down,hiking trails,public parks, and beaches are all closed “unless you are surfing,fishing,and swimming”! Rules is rules, you either follow them or don’t come to Hawai’i at all.
— Jerissa 🖤 (@5ONEattitude6ft) August 16, 2020
It’s not clear whether these “Obey The Law” types feel the same way about all the Black Lives Matter riots that have erupted across America, including in Honolulu:
- ‘Woke’ US men’s basketball team defeated by France in first Olympics loss since 2004 - July 25, 2021
- Tired of Covid lockdowns and restrictions, tens of thousands protest around the globe - July 25, 2021
- Social media responds in epic fashion when asked for ‘favorite Covid insanity moments’ - July 25, 2021