ESPN reporter suspended over video of angry exchange

What looks like security camera footage at a towing company shows reporter Britt McHenry insulting clerks over their teeth, weight and education. She apologized.

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If you’re ever curious about whether you’re being recorded in public, here’s further proof that yes, you are.

ESPN has suspended reporter Britt McHenry over a leaked video in which she has an angry exchange with clerks at a towing company. In the video, McHenry insults the clerks for their weight, the state of their teeth and their education.

Specifically, she says, “Maybe if I was missing some teeth they would hire me here,” and, “Lose some weight, baby girl,” among other things.

Here’s the video. Be warned: There is some not-safe-for-work language.

After the video went public, McHenry issued this apology via Twitter on Thursday:

In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and regrettable things. As frustrated as I was, I should always choose to be respectful and take the high road. I am so sorry for my actions and will learn from this mistake.

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