Glenn Beck lashed out at New Yorkers on his radio show for allegedly harassing his family on Monday night at a Bryant Park Movie Night showing of The 39 Steps.
Beck said his young daughter persuaded him to go to see the movie in public, despite his reservations, and assured him that he was going to be fine. So he went with his wife and daughter at 7 p.m. to the park on Monday.
It was a hostile situation, said Beck.
Long story short, someone kicked a cup of wine intentionally onto my wife's back, so she was completely wet. Our blanket was wet, alleged Beck.
He said when his wife and daughter went to use the public restroom at the park, a man stood up, pointed his finger at them, and said, We hate conservatives here.
Beck also complained that people took pictures of his family and posted them online.
He said the New Yorkers at Bryant Park were some of the most hateful people he's ever seen. Then, he went on a rant about how New Yorkers would have lynched him if given the chance:
If I had suggested, and I almost did, 'Wow, does anybody have a rope? Because there's a tree here. You could just lynch me.' And I think there would have been a couple in the crowd that would have.
Beck said his hecklers were egged on by alcohol and mob mentality. He said they never would have said those things if they were surrounded by conservatives.
He also said it was ironic that the New Yorkers were criticizing him on the issue of diversity when they were in fact guilty of suppressing conservative political views.
A person who emailed New York Magazine claimed she sat behind Beck and that her friend spilled the wine on Beck's wife by accident.
However, conservative news website The Blaze took the following screenshot of a tweet posted by her friend, the one who spilled the wine on Beck's wife: