April 17, 2015 4:42 PM
ESPN suspended the reporter after video of her mean-girl meltdown at an Arlington, Va. tow company went viral on Thursday.
McHenry would later apologize, calling her actions “insulting and regrettable.”
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April 17, 2015 5:07 PM
She needs a good taste of reality juice. She obviously has not one ounce of humility in her. Take the job she was boasting about and let her learn a lesson in life.
April 17, 2015 5:06 PM
Wrong. She should have been FIRED. IMMEDIATELY!!
April 17, 2015 5:05 PM
Britt is a Disney Girl- with a goofey attitude -and Ms. Ham is a non- fox - that sux up to Bill O constantly-
Amazing, is everyone missing the point????? what she did has nothing to do with the fact she got towed. I can see arguing that point, what she did was totally nasty and rude to a woman that had nothing to do with the tow...Crazy how ignorant people are...
April 17, 2015 5:03 PM
No, ESPN should fire her for lack of professionalism.
April 17, 2015 5:02 PM
She gives college education a bad name.
April 17, 2015 5:01 PM
This narcissistic young woman shouldn't have been suspended, she should have been fired! Obviously she did something to have her car towed. At any rate it wasn't the cashiers fault who was only doing her job. Being a celebrity doesn't put anyone above the law and it certainly doesn't give one the right to be rude and belittle another human being. This newscaster is an embarrassment to her employer and needs to learn some humility.
Maybe but the fact that ESPN & Fox sports are serious rivals, I don't think it is likely. I to would have gone off on the towing company but I am hostile to anybody who makes a living screwing people over and most tow companies are pretty much low life scum. In my opinion.
People are so easily offended these days. The ESPN chick may be a narcisstic, pretentious woman, but her off-work tirade has nothing to do with her employment in the sports industry. How many of us have lost our cool in the heat of the moment and said some regrettable things? I know I have. How many of us lost our jobs because of it? She has apologized. It's yesterday's news. I'm moving on.
April 17, 2015 4:59 PM
Wait people are shocked that a "towing company" has bad reviews on Yelp? Really??? Really?? Name me one person who had a wonderful experience when their car was towed and wasnt ticked off... But this is how people are defending this vain. over entitled waste of space?
April 17, 2015 4:58 PM
The behavior that we have all witnessed is embedded in her character and quite honestly I don't believe a one week's suspension (probably with pay) will solve this issue or change anything. The policies of ESPN do not appear to be strong enough in the area of public display of professionalism based on the disciplinary action taken thus far. If she can do this to a cash clerk out in public, then it is very plausible that she can do this to anyone of you at anytime for any reason. Just imagine that sort of treatment just because of your job or education level or public display. This story reflects negatively on the good reputation of NU and the literary communities who have all contribute to creating social change in one way in shape or in form within our society. If we are seeking real change in the handling of this issue, then I would suggest that we all band together as one and discontinue watching ESPN whenever she is reporting. This will send a clear and decisive message to ESPN that bullying behavior regardless of one's statue within our community is not acceptable. I challenge you to join me on this venture if you are seeking real change.
April 17, 2015 4:57 PM
Brit is a Bitch who should be humbled. If it was a guy, he would be out the door already.
April 17, 2015 4:56 PM
Just as another person stated, that tirade of belittlement on another person came rolling out of her mouth way to easy; thereby letting me know she has done this more than once. What many, including this writer seem to forget is that she represents ESPN both on and off the camera. When you are in the public eye in any way possible, even in media, you need to hold yourself to a higher standard. When she opened her mouth and spewed that negativity, she put down every person that hasn't gone to college, is overweight, doesn't look perfect according to her standards, and more. She became, in just a few moments, the worst representation for ESPN. Period.She acts superior to everyone else and that she has some form of self-entitlement in this video and it is horrible. Quit trying to pull people off of what she said and what she did by looking at the tow company. She was still horrible to this woman just doing her job who more than likely had nothing to do with her car being towed. She acted like nothing more than a little child and she needs a big dose of reality. Fire her.
so the post found 3 tweets backing her, while 1000s of tweet called her an ugly bully,,and they feel thats having people in her corner? there must be some connection here with the post and espn trying to help them save face
April 17, 2015 4:55 PM
Find me a towing company with positive yelp reviews. Everyone is pissed when they pick up their towed vehicle. What makes it even less acceptable is the fact her social and income status is far beyond those who cant afford it. ESPN, there is a new sports channel called Fox sports 1. You need to be competitive and part of that is taking out the trash. Britt Mchenry, you are trash
April 17, 2015 4:54 PM
Really? How convenient the towing company edited out the audio of their employee. So you would say the employee was more of a lady based on edited audio. Way to jump to conclusions without knowing all the facts!
There is never an excuse for treating other people in this fashion. It is possible to express your displeasure, and complain about the circumstances, without turning it into a personal attack. This ESPN reporter has absolutely no class. I would say that the lady she was insulting was much more a "lady" than Britt will ever be. She should be ashamed of herself.
April 17, 2015 4:53 PM
still unacceptable behavior!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the attendant was only doing her job......she cant bend the rules for ppl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hurling insults about that lady teeth & weight was just wrong.....& if anyone looked unattractive it was mz britt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
April 17, 2015 4:52 PM
If little Miss Barbie was a man, she would of been fired immediately. She got a puzzy pass.
I can understand being angry, especially when dealing with a POS company, but you shouldn't degrade another human being the way she did. Completely unnecessary. I get that we're humans, we get angry and we say some things.However, saying “I’m on television and you’re in a f—–g trailer, honey.” "Maybe they would hire me if I lost some teeth." or "Lose some Weight." is definitely NOT okay; even if she was being taunted. If she stooped so low as to degrade another person like that, she deserves the punishment.
Her supposed education and 'degree' didn't get her where she is today. Her looks did. Unfortunately. She may be right or wrong, but STILL, the single mom who bitched at her is still struggling, and trying to claw a life out with 3 kids. Britt didn't have anything intelligent to say to her. She slummed it and went for the jugular. The jugular of class, position in life, and poverty. Still shame on you Britt.
April 17, 2015 4:51 PM
Whether or not the towing company is shady is irrelevant. Treating another human being like that is indefensible. People like Britt McHenry are exactly what's wrong with the world.
April 17, 2015 4:50 PM
Great story. The libs, politically correct crowd is going way overboard and it has to stop. I think this towing company is the villain here and what they did by posting their own security video online they will pay for dearly in a libel lawsuit, or they should. I am half tempted to sue them myself just for fun.
April 17, 2015 4:49 PM
I think Britt and Brian Williams could go into the news business together under the banner "all the news that's untrue and unfit to print."
Team britt is a joke. Just shows people out there are just as ignorant. Regardless if customer service, you don't make personal attacks on people. This is an entitled little bitch and she presents herself that way. Women shouldn't be reporting on sports other than volleyball period
nacissistic, entitled, arrogant and scapegoating a cashier who doesn't earn even a tiny fraction of what McHenry "earns" (mostly for looking like a barbie doll) yet the cashier remained calm and professional anyway. McHenry can be angry at being towed and even the company without stooping to disgusting irrelevant insults that have nothing to do with being towed, for good reason or not.IF the cashier had gotten personal first then perhaps it would be more understandable that McHenry lost it but no way did the cashier do that. McHenry could have lost her temper about being towed all she wanted without being a total brat.
April 17, 2015 4:48 PM
Tow companies have their own reputations, and now she has hers. Yes, now we know who you 'are'. Communications degree....lol!
April 17, 2015 4:47 PM
The blonde is mean spirited and totally full of herself. ESPN better off to ditch her. She was a weak in sports anyway.
April 17, 2015 4:46 PM
Nothing........NOTHING calls for someone to degrade another human! Did I say nothing? If not, then *NOTHING* justifies this behavior.
April 17, 2015 4:44 PM
I am sure the towing company is probably as awful as people say but that is no excuse for her behaivor!
One of the things civilized people learn early on is that you don't yell at the help. They can't do anything because they are the help and pretty much have zero power and they can become vindictive. If you think you have been wronged, go to the management, go to the parent company, and if you are someone like this ESPN reporter, bring along legal firepower. Now, if the help is being abusive and taunting, take that information along with your legal representation. You can make life really miserable for the people who can do something about it.But just going off on the help, even if they are taunting you? Nah, that's counterproductive.
April 17, 2015 4:43 PM
Have you ever been towed ... ? ... sort of like entrapment ... and many do feel victimized ... and some 'too strongly' let them know what they think about it ... others might pray for them as they fork over the big bucks ... and it is big bucks. And then they lure you into their video ... lair ... perhaps taunting you ... Anyway ... she's no push-over ... instead ... she's apparently a fighter. GOD Bless her ... and help her to remain calm ... and use a better choice of words.