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Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren slams woman who heckled and threw drinks over her at a brunch

Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren was doused with water by a woman while she was having brunch with her mother in a Minneapolis restaurant on Sunday.

Video footage of the incident shows an unidentified woman flinging a cup of water at Lahren and her mother as they were leaving the rooftop of UNION Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis.

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The clip appears to have been recorded on Snapchat. It includes the captions ‘Lol’ as well as an emoji showing hysterical laughing.

The caption on the bottom of the screen reads: ‘Throws a drink on Tomi Lahren hahahaha.’

Beneath that caption reads: ‘Thanks for the screenshots I did it lol.’

Another video shows Lahren confronting the woman and the group she was with at the restaurant.

With her mother, Trudy, standing beside her, Lahren gets into a heated exchange with the woman.

Video footage of the incident shows an unidentified woman flinging a cup of water at Lahren and her mother as they were leaving the rooftop of UNION Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis

The caption on the bottom of the screen reads: ‘Throws a drink on Tomi Lahren hahahaha.’ Beneath that caption reads: ‘Thanks for the screenshots I did it lol.’

The caption on the bottom of the screen reads: ‘Throws a drink on Tomi Lahren hahahaha.’ Beneath that caption reads: ‘Thanks for the screenshots I did it lol.’

She even attempted to grab the empty glass from the woman’s hand, according to PEOPLE. 

Lahren’s mother also became involved in the verbal confrontation. 

Then another man approached Tomi Lahren and started cursing at her.

The man yelled: ‘F*** that b***h!’, ‘F*** that h**!,’ ‘Racist-a** b***h!.’

‘Why you even out here?’ the man asked.

Lahren and her mother then walked out of the restaurant while escorted by a bouncer.

Another video shows Lahren confronting the woman and the group she was with at the restaurant

Another video shows Lahren confronting the woman and the group she was with at the restaurant

She even attempted to grab the empty glass from the woman's hand, according to PEOPLE 

She even attempted to grab the empty glass from the woman’s hand, according to PEOPLE 

A witness who was at the restaurant said that 'literally the entire restaurant started cheering' when the woman hurled the water at Lahren

A witness who was at the restaurant said that ‘literally the entire restaurant started cheering’ when the woman hurled the water at Lahren

he bouncer seen in the video, Jeremy Jackson (right), said Lahren claimed that the group seated at the table was 'scowling at her' as she was on her way out of the restaurant

he bouncer seen in the video, Jeremy Jackson (right), said Lahren claimed that the group seated at the table was ‘scowling at her’ as she was on her way out of the restaurant

A witness, Devan Madison, told The Blast that his friend was serving Lahren and her mother at the restaurant.

‘My friend told me she [Tomi] was extremely rude and had a big attitude,’ Madison said. 

A woman sitting at Madison’s table then threw the cup of water at Lahren.

Madison said that ‘literally the entire restaurant started cheering.’ 

The bouncer seen in the video, Jeremy Jackson, said Lahren claimed that the group seated at the table was ‘scowling at her’ as she was on her way out of the restaurant.

As Lahren walked by their table, she said: ‘Just another day in the life.’ 

That’s when the unidentified woman flung the water at her. 

As video of the incident went viral on Tuesday, Lahren addressed the matter, saying on Twitter that she would discuss it further during a Wednesday morning appearance on Fox & Friends.

‘I appreciate the words of support – even from those who normally dislike me,’ Lahren tweeted on Tuesday.

‘Free speech is a gift – no need to resort to that kind of attack. I’ll discuss the restaurant incident on Fox & Friends tomorrow morning.’

As video of the incident went viral on Tuesday, Lahren addressed the matter, saying on Twitter that she would discuss it further during a Wednesday morning appearance on Fox & Friends

As video of the incident went viral on Tuesday, Lahren addressed the matter, saying on Twitter that she would discuss it further during a Wednesday morning appearance on Fox & Friends

Lahren received support from unlikely quarters, including from Kathy Griffin, the comedian known for her liberal views

Lahren received support from unlikely quarters, including from Kathy Griffin, the comedian known for her liberal views

Lahren received support from unlikely quarters, including from Kathy Griffin, the comedian known for her liberal views.

‘I couldn’t disagree more with Tomi Lahren, but I don’t think it’s cool to resort to physical actions to make your point,’ Griffin tweeted.

‘The first amendment is a beautiful thing – use it.’

Lahren is a conservative commentator on the Fox News Channel. She is known for making provocative statements and generating controversy.

She first shot to fame in 2015, when she hosted a show on the far-right One America News Network.

Lahren is a conservative commentator on the Fox News Channel. She is known for making provocative statements and generating controversy 

Lahren is a conservative commentator on the Fox News Channel. She is known for making provocative statements and generating controversy 

In January, after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and a number of African nations as ‘s***hole countries,’ Lahren defended him, tweeting: ‘If they aren’t s***hole countries, why don’t their citizens stay there? Let’s be honest. Call it like it is’

In January, after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and a number of African nations as ‘s***hole countries,’ Lahren defended him, tweeting: ‘If they aren’t s***hole countries, why don’t their citizens stay there? Let’s be honest. Call it like it is’

After a devout Muslim fatally shot five U.S. servicemen in Tennessee, Lahren blasted then-President Barack Obama for having a ‘friendly-to-jihadist mentality.’

The clip of Lahren’s commentary went viral.

She has also blasted Beyonce as ‘police-hating’ and former quarterback Colin Kaepernick as ‘America-hating’ over their protests of police shootings of black men.

In February, she referred to Democratic Representative Joe Kennedy III as a ‘little limp d**k’ and a ‘nasty little ginger.’

In January, after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and a number of African nations as ‘s***hole countries,’ Lahren defended him, tweeting: ‘If they aren’t s***hole countries, why don’t their citizens stay there? Let’s be honest. Call it like it is.’ 



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