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Who Is the Guy in the Twisted Tea Video? Sleuths Have Identified One of the Men

The web had no concept the reward it was about to obtain on Christmas Eve 2020 — however now it’s going to by no means be the identical because of that viral Twisted Tea video. On Dec. 24, the clip that includes a Black man obliterating his can of spiked iced tea throughout the face of a racist white man began circulating by way of social media. Now, the query on everybody’s thoughts is: Who’re the blokes within the Twisted Tea video?

However first, a bit of backstory is so as.

A Black man smashed Twisted Tea within the face of a white man who repeatedly taunted him with racial slurs.

Within the video, a gentleman is seen ready in line at a fuel station as a seemingly inebriated white man verbally assaulted him. Viewers do not know what occurred main up so far, however the drunk man repeatedly used a racial slur whereas egging on the Black man to “smack” him with the can.

“What? You gonna smack me with that?” he taunted. “Smack me. Smack me, n—a!”

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To his credit score, the man managed to maintain his cool for longer than some individuals may  — till he fumbled his Twisted Tea whereas attempting to flip and catch it in his hand, and the drunk man tried to kick it, however missed. That is when he had evidently had sufficient; he smashed the Twisted Tea squarely onto the white man’s head, leading to an explosion of the carbonated beverage.

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As soon as the white man picked himself up off the ground, he proceeded to cost on the buyer he was harassing — besides the racist buyer was promptly thrown again to the ground and pummeled.

It is unclear when, precisely, the incident befell. Nonetheless, we do know the beatdown occurred at a Circle Okay fuel station within the metropolis of Elyria, Ohio, close to Cleveland. 

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The viral Twisted Tea video has since impressed an limitless stream of memes, which principally poke enjoyable on the “weapon” of selection that took down the racist fuel station buyer.

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So who’s the man within the Twisted Tea video?

To date, no “official” supply has managed to establish who the Twisted Tea guys are. Elyria police Lt. James Welsh advised The Chronicle-Telegram that he is watched the video and has an concept of who the boys concerned are — however he did not share that bit of knowledge.

”It has clearly gone viral on the web, however to my information it was by no means referred to as in or reported,” Welsh stated.

It did not take lengthy for web sleuths (or maybe, individuals who truly know the person and needed to out him) to disclose the potential title of the white man within the Twisted Tea video. One Twitter person posted a photograph of the man who took an unopened Twisted Tea to the face, however did not embrace his title.

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Not everybody shied away from revealing the man’s potential identification, although. It seems the man utilizing racial slurs within the Twisted Tea video may very well be a person named Randy Teter.

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Supply: Twitter
Supply: Twitter

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Nonetheless, loads of others needed to know who the “hero” of the viral video is.

One Twitter person posted a photograph of himself holding a Twisted Tea subsequent to a person who resembles the “hero” on the fuel station. Sadly, this particular person did not handle to get the Twisted Tea man’s title. (Both that, or he did not need to share it on a public discussion board.)

It appears people who find themselves aware about the title of the opposite man within the Twisted Tea video are hesitant to share it as a result of they do not need him to face authorized repercussions for the beatdown. So it appears to be like like we’ll simply have to attend till both he outs himself, or till sleuths (or individuals who know him) publicly flow into his identification.

Within the meantime, we will maintain scrolling for extra Twisted Tea memes — the presents that carry on giving.

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Derek is the great gaming geek for longer than he cares to admit and love everything about the gaming world. He is connected with tech work from the last five years and always loves to learn and writer new about the current technology. You can mail him @ derek@rexweyler.com.

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