Over the last week, videos of the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol flooded the internet with schadenfreude and relief. For some, just seeing members of the violent coup attempt, which left five dead, in police custody was satisfying enough. Others gleefully watched as those responsible were held accountable.
However, as is usually the case, some videos, images and stories were caught into the foray. In particular, one video of police apprehending two women in an airport made the rounds over the last few days. Within hours, the clip found its way into collections and compilations of so-called revolutionaries in handcuffs. It shouldn’t be.
According to TikToker @yungxleen, who posted the video on Saturday, they filmed the arrest after a flight in November. The clip is actually the first part of a two-video series, showing a woman in black being carried out by police.
“Some crazy sh*t we saw when we landed in Florida,” @yungxleen wrote.
That day, @yungxleen posted a second video showing two women under arrest, including the woman from the first clip.
“This was crazy seeing right when we landed,” wrote @yungxleen in the second video, which received more than 3 million views in less than one week.
Commenters flooded the thread with comments about the video and its suspected connection to last week’s insurrection.
“Oh no…They left Kevin at the Capital……Home Alone 6….
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