Video goes viral of a man smacking another man in the head with a can of Twisted Tea because he hurled racial epithets. Since then,Thousands of Twisted tea memes have been emerged on social media. Watch the Twisted Tea video, below.
According to details, a video of a white man being smacked in the head with a can of Twisted Tea after he said “n****” at an Elyria, Ohio, Circle K convenience store has gone viral on social media. The video was first posted on Christmas Evening and has been viewed millions of times on Twitter and other social media sites.
The video shows the man, who is not wearing a mask, waiting in line to buy beer at the Cleveland-area Circle K while talking and using the racial slur. A Black man standing behind him in the line, holding a can of Twisted Tea hard iced tea that he planned to purchase, confronts him.
After the white man tells the Black man, “smack me with it,” the Black man does just that, hitting him across the face and knocking him to the ground.
After the man gets back up, the video shows him charging at the man who hit him, but the man tackles him down to the ground and punches him several times.
According to social media users, the incident occurred at the Circle K on Broad Street. Some social media users have posted the photo of Twisted tea guy, the person who smacked the racist person with Twisted tea can. See the picture, below.
The video quickly went viral after it was shared on Twitter by Rex Chapman, Snoop Dogg and others, and it has spawned many memes and jokes. People are sharing Twisted Tea memes adding some part of the video. Watch some of Twisted tea memes, below.
Elyria Police Says the Incident Was Not Reported to Them Before It Went Viral.
The men seen in the video have not been identified and have not spoken out about what happened. Few details about when the incident occurred have been revealed. We reached out to the man who posted the video on Twitter on December 24, where it has more than 1 million views, but did not immediately hear back.
He tweeted, “This is NOT my video lmao I’m just simply sharing it to spread the joy of seeing a racist get his s*** cooked. Just stop saying n**** if you’re not black LMFAO it’s literally not hard at all.”
Elyria Police Lieutenant James Welsh told the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram he has seen the video and thinks he knows who the men are, but said no one in the video has been charged and there have been no reports from anyone involved made to police.
Welsh told the local newspaper on December 25, “It has obviously gone viral on the internet, but to my knowledge it was never called in or reported.”