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Homophobe goes viral after failed attempt to tear down Pride flag from house

The humiliating incident was captured on video and shared to TikTok, where it's promptly gone viral.

2021-07-13

Words: Alastair James; pictures: TikTok/@leftovergrains

If you’re looking for something to laugh at over your morning coffee, then look no further!

A video has emerged on TikTok of a wannabe vandal trying to tear down a Pride flag from someone's home in Arizona, and the results are quite frankly entertaining.

The video, taken on 5 July, has now amassed over one million views and absolutely no sympathy whatsoever with the man, who clearly could do with a little more upper body strength. And a life.

“I feel embarrassed for him”

In the poor demonstration of strength, the young man, who made the bold fashion choice of no shirt and a bandana around most of his face, can be seen yanking at the flag, which gives him no satisfaction before giving up at the seemingly indestructible nature of said flag.

@leftovergains

kid tries and fails to steal my pride flag#f#ail #p#ride #r#ainbow #g#etoffmylawn #o#hnowyouwannawearamask

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As you might expect, the comments for the video are savage and hilarious. One person commented: “I feel embarrassed for him”. We do too, but only a little.

Another suggested: "I bet you he says things like 'guys want to compare'" And another posted: “Silly twink, strength is for tops!”

@leftovergrains, who posted the video to their account, later showed fans just how she’d got it so well hung by hanging it from the inside of her garage door. The answer: A carabiner and some screws… Simples.

@leftovergains

Reply to @maybeitsjohntre ##blm ##blacklivesmatter ##pride

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It’s a shame that people feel the need to attempt things like this. But we love how the flag refused to come down.

Now that says gay rights.

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