Rep. Lauren Boebert issued an apology after video surfaced of her vaping and taking photos at a music performance. Beetlejuice Sunday at a Colorado theater before she was asked to leave.
The House Republican said in a statement that she “failed to live up to my values” and “truly does not remember vaping that night,” adding: “This is unacceptable and I’m sorry.”
CCTV footage recorded at the Denver Bull Theater also appeared to show Boebert being fondled by a male companion and touching him in return, although this was not explicitly mentioned in her apology.
Boebert’s team initially denied she vaped in a theater at the Denver Performing Arts Center until surveillance video showed she was released.
“The past few days have been difficult and humbling, and I am deeply sorry for the unnecessary attention I brought to the community in Denver on Sunday night,” the Colorado politician said in a statement. None of the actions or words of the private citizens that night were intended to be malicious or intentionally cause harm, and the fact is that they did, and I regret that.”
Boebert added: “There is no perfect blueprint for going through a public and difficult divorce, and these past few months have been a challenging and personal time for me and my entire family. I have tried my best. Handle it with strength and grace.” I can, but I didn’t live up to my values on Sunday. This is unacceptable and I’m sorry. “
Boebert added that she did not remember vaping during the performance before the video was released: “Whether it was the excitement of seeing a highly anticipated piece or the natural anxiety of being in a new environment, I really don’t remember Vaped during the performance. In the evening, I discussed the evening’s events with my campaign team while confirming my enthusiasm for the musical.
“Regardless of my beliefs, it is now clear that this is inaccurate; it was not my or my campaign’s intention to mislead, but we do understand the nature of what this appears to be. We know we must work hard to earn your trust and may not It’s going to happen overnight, but we’re going to get there,” Boebert said.
In surveillance footage, Boebert can be clearly seen violating venue rules, smoking an e-cigarette and taking photos before being asked to leave. Particular outrage was sparked by a video on social media that appeared to show a male partner fondling Boebert’s chest and her reaching up to touch the area around his groin in response. Weekly newspaper Rep. Boebert has been contacted via email for comment regarding this matter.
The official “No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen” podcast hosted by progressive commentator Brian Tyler Cohen Twitter account on X (formerly Twitter) A brief clip was shared that focused on an explicit sexual encounter.
The post read: “This is surveillance footage of Lauren Boebert before she was kicked out of a family-friendly music show.
“These Republicans claim drag queens are ‘sexualizing’ public spaces,” the post added.
Huffington Post writer Yashar Ali echoed similar sentiments, commenting: “I don’t even want to imagine what would happen if an LGBTQ officer was caught doing the same thing.
“Don’t tell me ‘people are angry at her.'” If Lauren Boebert were LGBTQ, people would be 1,000 times more angry. ” Ali added.
However, House Republican Matt Gaetz defended Boebert and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who Online mail He reportedly had an affair with former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. When contacted by British news outlets, both men denied the relationship.
Gates wrote: “I stand with Governors Kristi Noem and Lauren Boebert. They fought for the people and faced relentless attacks from the media and the left because they were effective. I remain honored to be with The two work together to advance the America First agenda!”
incident report obtained Weekly newspaper said two patrons, believed to be Boebert and her partner, were asked to leave the restaurant Beetlejuice Sunday’s musical performance after multiple complaints that they were vaping, recording illegally and causing disturbances.