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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.

By Alastair James

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.


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.


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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