Amber Riley claims Trump supporter spat on her car: 'He saw a black woman, decided he was gonna try and punk me'

News comes after friend and fellow actor Francia Raisa claimed she also experienced harassment from Trump supporters

Roisin O'Connor
Tuesday 20 October 2020 11:33
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Amber Riley claims she experienced harassment from an ‘older white man’ wearing a Trump hat
Amber Riley claims she experienced harassment from an ‘older white man’ wearing a Trump hat

Amber Riley has claimed that a Donald Trump supporter spat on her car in an incident that took place in a car park.

The Glee star posted an Instagram Story detailing the encounter to her followers, alleging that a man wearing a Trump hat stopped in front of her car.

“What does being a Trump supporter mean?” she begins in the video. “I drove into a parking lot, this older white man with a Trump hat on… decides he’s gonna jump in front of my f***ing car, take his Trump hat off, use it as some kind of badge... telling me like I needed to stop.”

Riley claimed that when she gestured for the man to move out of the way, he spat on her car.

“In 2020 he saw a black woman, decided he was gonna try and punk me, and the mother***er spit on my car,” she said.

Riley did not appear to reveal where the incident took place.

Her encounter took place around the same time that her friend, fellow actor Francia Raisa, claimed she had been “boxed in” on a Los Angeles freeway by a Trump caravan.

Raisa, who starred opposite Hayden Pannetiere in Bring It On: All or Nothing, and who donated a kidney to her friend, singer and actor Selena Gomez, shared a tearful video about the incident.

Riley shared a response on Instagram expressing her support for Raisa and condemning Trump’s followers.

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