About one-third of the audience fled away from the AMC Empire 25 theatre near Times Square, NY. Witnesses say they ran away because of a troublemaker. I started spitting on the patrols and clapping whenever a character is killed during the Joker movie screening.
Tweets About The Incident
On October 4, Nathanael Hood tweeted about an incident that happened in New York City. Where about one-third of the moviegoers fled away from the AMC Empire 25 theatre due to fear of safety. A man who is presumed to be around 25 suddenly started spitting on people and clapping every time a character is killed.
Nathanael Hood tweeted a photo of the alleged villain. He said the people ran away as they feared safety. He said, “This is the guy who spent our entire screening of JOKER in NYC spitting at people and clapping whenever Joker killed somebody.” He also added that the Security escorted the 25-year-old out after a third of the audience fled the theatre out of fear that he’d start hurting people. They compare it to the incident that happened in 2012, where a man killed 12 moviegoers.
However, “V for vegas” named hero in the audience confronted the troublemaker. He calmly challenged him before the police arrived and kicked him out. Hood took a selfie with him and posted it captioning, “This is the guy who calmly confronted the guy and deescalated the situation until security came.”
Everybody, after the incident, congratulated V for Vegas for his braveness and called him a hero. One of the witnesses confessed that the troublemaker had poured a bottle of tequila into his slushie before the movie started.
Similar incident In 2012
In 2012, at the Aurora, Colorado theatre, a man named James Holmes killed 12 at the opening weekend of The Dark Knight Rises, another Batman film. He was reportedly dressed like the “Joker” while shooting. He is now serving 12 life sentences. So, the Police department has issued security alerts and planned stepped up patrols for the movie release. And also, they banned masks, costumes, and makeup at the theatres. But, sources say that the police didn’t get any reports regarding the trouble make incident.