Everyone Is Looking For This Man Who Had A Complete Meltdown Over People Speaking Spanish

Everyone Is Looking For This Man Who Had A Complete Meltdown Over People Speaking Spanish

With Donald Trump in office, discrimination and violence is on the rise. In fact, a lot of it is government-funded. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement office have hugely increased arrests since he took office, entering schools, homeless shelters, domestic violence court cases, hospitals. This viral video horrifying people shows what happens when a huge Trump supporter thinks he can turn the power ICE has to destroy people’s lives to his own petty uses.

Activist Shaun King shared a video taken at a Fresh Kitchen in midtown Manhattan of a man having a total meltdown because two workers were speaking to one another in Spanish. 

He escalates into saying they’re probably undocumented and supported via his tax dollars by welfare. Yes, they’re clearly employed, but this racist won’t be defeated by logic. 

He then threatens to call ICE on them, again, for the “crime” of speaking a second language. He tops it all off by calling one of the women fat.

The video is horrifying for so many reasons, it’s hard to choose just one.

But it didn’t take long for the dude to be discovered. King alleges that the man is an attorney named Aaron Schlossberg, and his day just took a turn.

RIP your mentions.

This sort of viral fame isn’t great for business, either.

A lot of people were reminded of the recent video of a white woman who called the police on a group of black people barbecuing food in Oakland.

Some people said they were surprised that someone who lives in Manhattan could be so shocked and horrified by someone speaking Spanish, but racism is everywhere:

The man in question has possibly ripped the phone cord out of the wall by now, since he may have an anger-management problem. Yet, he’s still safer than all of the men, women, and children in the hands of ICE. And that’s Trump’s America.

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This Mom Is Looking For The Man Who Helped Her During A Rough Plane Ride

Most people get really annoyed when they’re on a plane with a crying baby, but one mother’s story shows us: there can be another way.

Jessica Rudeen wrote a Facebook post that went viral on Saturday about meeting a man on a plane that helped her when she was struggling with both a crying infant and a crying toddler. 

She writes:

My first flights with an infant and a toddler started out with a little panic when we boarded the plane. My 4 month old was screaming his head off because, due to a series of unexpected events, I was unable to nurse him before boarding the plane. My 3 year old, who was excited before boarding the plane, lost her nerve and began screaming and kicking “I want to get off the plane! I don’t want to go!”

I honestly thought we’d get kicked off the plane. So with two kids losing their minds, I was desperately trying to calm the situation. This man reached for the baby and held him while I forced a seatbelt on Caroline, got her tablet and started her movie. 

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Once she was settled and relatively calmed, he distracted her so that I could feed Alexander. Finally, while we were taxiing, the back of the plane no longer had screams. During the flight, he colored and watched a movie with Caroline, he engaged in conversation and showed her all the things outside. 

By the end of the flight, he was Caroline’s best friend. I’m not sure if he caught the kiss she landed on his shoulder while they were looking out the window. Amazingly, we had the same connection in Charlotte to Wilmington, a connection he navigates frequently for work. 

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He helped us get off the plane and led us to the next gate with Caroline in hand. If that wasn’t enough, he changed his seat on the next flight to sit in our row to help us. This guy, Todd, showed me kindness and compassion that I’ve never known from another person. His wife, he said, had a similar experience when their two boys were young and a stranger showed her the same kindness. 

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I am blown away by God’s hand in this because we could have been placed next to anyone, but we were seated next to one of the nicest men I have ever met in my life.

I’d like to find him. His name is Todd. He has a son at the University of Arkansas and he lives in Lenexa, KS.

If you could help share this post so that I can find him, I’d really appreciate your help!

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Everyone is inspired by this simple act of kindness:

But Rudeen posted an even better edit to her original post:

Update! I’ve been connected with his wife and hoping we can get together soon!

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The two not only met, they were interviewed on Fox 4. Todd Walker is from Kansas, and he said that helping Rudeen was the most natural thing in the world.

“I saw was a mom looking around the corner at me with big eyes, and two kids in tow that were both having a bad day. They were both screaming,” Walker said. But things calmed down quick once Rudeen got a little help.

“Within a couple minutes, they were fine. Before we even had taken off, and before we landed I’d been coloring with Caroline, and looking out the window, and seeing different things,” Walker said.

He added, “If you think you can, or if they certainly ask you for it step up and help them. You know, it doesn’t cost you anything to step up and give them a hand.”

“His kindness made such a huge impact on my life, and it’s making an impact on other people’s lives too,” Rudeen added.

Has their story inspired you?

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Folks Are Sharing Pictures Of Their Dogs Looking Like Humans And It's Uncanny

It’s a bit of common wisdom that folks look like their pets—either because they choose animals who remind them of someone they love (themselves) or because they transform over the years of feeding, petting, and feces disposal. 

A man named Liam Rice has his own explanation for this phenomenon. Rice is an extremely handsome animal care officer at the MSCPA who owns a husky named Luna. He posted an impromptu photo shoot with her and suggested their uncanny resemblance to one another is because Luna carries the spirit of a human within:

I don’t think so, but lots of people responded with their own puppers living like people and looking like people. Any thread full of cute dogs is fine with me, so let’s agree to disagree and check them out:

A cat also made it in, which I find relatable:

But people think Liam looks familiar. They also think he looks a whole lot like a cartoon character:

So, Archer Sterling looks like a husky, too? Yep, sounds right.

Liam is a babe!

But he appears to be taken, sorry everyone.

Well, we still have dogs to enjoy. Love can wait.

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Young Dumbledore Is Looking Good In 'Fantastic Beasts' And People Are Not Chill About It

Though it won’t premiere for an entire year, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is already throwing out teasers to get everyone super excited about seeing some of their favorites on the big screen. Except their favorites are being played by brand new actors, which means fans of the Harry Potter franchise have to quickly adjust how they’ve been envisioning these characters. And there was one thing people weren’t prepared for. 

Dumbledore is hot now.

I mean, he’s played by Jude Law, who has that face. The hot one. It’s a bit uncomfortable to see someone you’re used to thinking of as a grandpa suddenly look like a truly fantastic beast, but we all have to come to terms with it.

Though it doesn’t seem like Twitter can:

Eh, it’s awkward, but why not enjoy it? Dumbledore won’t be hot forever, but he’s hot now. Or then. Or in the future, when the movie opens? Prequels are too confusing.

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The Obamas Have Been Spotted On Vacation And They're Looking Chill AF

After eight years of running the free world, the Obama family was definitely in need of a vacation. And after spending a long weekend in Palm Springs, the former first couple have now been spotted on the British Virgin Islands. 

Barack and Michelle were spotted by one Twitter user as they escorted to the holiday home of billionaire Richard Branson by police and secret service agents.

And always one for style, Barack cheerfully said hello to those who had come to see him and replied “thank you so much” after someone wished him a happy holiday. 

Talking of style, he also has his hat backward and Twitter can’t handle it.

The Obamas are believed to be on one of Branson’s private islands, he owns two — Necker and Moskito. He was likely on the island when he issued a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s executive order that bans travel from seven Muslim countries and blocks refugee applications for three months.

“President Obama is heartened by the level of engagement taking place in communities across the country,” the statement read. “In his final official speech as President, he spoke about the important role of citizen and how all Americans have a responsibility to be the guardians of our democracy — not just during an election but every day.”

“Citizens exercising their Constitutional right to assemble, organize, and have their voices heard by their elected officials is exactly what we expect to see when American values are at stake.”

“With regard to comparisons to President Obama’s foreign policy decisions, as we’ve heard before, the President fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion.”

Relax, president. You earned it. 

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Spike Lee Showed Up To The BET Awards Looking Like Willy Wonka And Twitter Had A Field Day

Last night’s 2016 BET awards were pretty legendary. The event, which was held at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, included a stunning performance by Beyoncé, a mind-blowing Prince tribute by Jennifer Hudson, and some hilarious hosting by Black-ish stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson. Perhaps most notably, Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams gave an acceptance speech about the state of race in America that left most of the audience in tears. After thanking his family and friends and fans, Williams paid tribute to black women (as they are arguably the most marginalized members of society and the least appreciated), discussed the rampant violence against people of color, and addressed the appropriation of black culture in the entertainment industry. 


But, of course, Twitter was only interested in talking about the fact that Spike Lee showed up dressed like Willy Wonka. 

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The famed filmmaker donned a purple top hat, jacket, and tie that would have made Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author Roald Dahl proud. 

There was the obvious question of who rocked the Wonka suit better.

…There’s really no contest. Spike Lee, all the way. 

Frankly, the look suited him. 

Was he hinting at a new career move?

And, we must admit, the title of the book / movie would sound a lot better with Lee’s name in it. 

And all the songs sound better, too. 

…Fingers crossed for a remake!

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