Omari Hardwick Stung by the Beyhive After He Appears to Kiss Beyoncé on the Lips at the NAACP Image Awards (VIDEO)

Oh no Omari Hardwick what is you doing?!

The Power star is in serious trouble with the Beyhive after a video went viral showing him kissing Beyoncé twice, with one kiss landing VERY close to her lips.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z attended the 2019 NAACP Image Awards Saturday night (Mar. 30) in Los Angeles, where they were each honored with a major award: Entertainer of the Year (Bey) and the President’s Award (Jay).

At some point during the ceremony, Omari Hardwick and his Power co-star Naturi Naughton greeted hip-hop’s royal couple in the audience.

While Naturi chatted it up with Beyoncé, Omari took a quick photo with Jay-Z and then made a bee-line for Beyoncé. When Hardwick and Beyoncé hugged, he kissed her twice … once on the cheek and the second time near her mouth.

As the video footage showing the moment circulated on social media, Bey’s infamous legion of fans pointed out that Omari’s double kiss was inappropriate and way too close to her mouth for comfort … especially considering the fact that her husband of more than 10 years was standing right there. And Beyoncé’s apparently uncomfortable reaction to that second kiss made the moment even more cringeworthy.

The incident quickly went viral on Twitter and “Omari” was a worldwide trending topic throughout the late Saturday night/early Sunday morning hours.

Check out the tweets below:

Of course the Beyhive didn’t keep their backlash within the confines of Twitter.

Beyoncé’s loyal fans also took to Instagram, where they flooded the comments section on Omari Hardwick’s posts with bee emojis. Some fans even threatened the actor.

One fan wrote: “Bey felt so uncomfortable after that second kiss… I feel violated for her. I wanna fight him. You tried my Queen with that 2nd kiss! You fine but you ain’t that fine! Count your days.”

“So you’re the dude that got too close to Beyoncé? Come outside I just wanna talk,” wrote another fan, while another said: “I knew something shady was about to go down when he did the thumbs up pose with Jay right before… Beyoncé didn’t want them kisses from ghost… you better chill before you be dead in the first episode of power.”


One fan even referenced the infamous elevator fight incident in which Solange beat the hell out of Jay-Z, insinuating that they would do the same to Hardwick: “Come to the elevator I just wanna pull a solange.”

And one fan went all the way off on Omari, referencing #MeToo and demanding an apology from the actor: “This is why the #metoo movement is important. No matter how famous and powerful a woman is, there will always be some dusty ass inappropriate man who feels like he has the right to take your [manners] and generosity as an invitation to make you uncomfortable. You disrespected your wife, your children, Beyoncé and Jay Z and need to apologize.”

What do you think about this? Does Omari deserve the backlash? Is the Beyhive doing too much? Let us know in the comments below!

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South Carolina College Student Gets Into Car Thinking It’s Her Uber & Is Found Dead the Next Day

A University of South Carolina student who was reported missing over the weekend has been found dead.

Police said 21-year-old Samantha Josephson was last seen getting into a black Chevrolet Impala in Columbia’s Five Points neighborhood around 2 a.m. early Friday morning (Mar. 29). Prior to that, she was hanging out with her friends in The Bird Dog bar.

One of Samantha’s friends reportedly told police that Samantha had gotten separated from the group and requested an Uber to take her back home. Somehow, she mistakenly got into a car thinking it was her Uber and that was the last time she was seen alive.

Her friends reported her missing around 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon, police said.

“When she didn’t show up at her downtown residence and didn’t answer repeated phone calls, her friends became concerned and notified CPD,” read a statement from Columbia, S.C. police.

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said that Josephson’s body was found at 3:45 am. Saturday morning (Mar. 30) in a wooded area in Clarendon County, South Carolina, which is about 80-90 miles south of Columbia (about an hour and 30-minute drive). The chief said Josephson’s body was discovered by turkey hunters in a “very rural” part of Clarendon County.

“What we know now is that she had, in fact, summoned an Uber ride and was waiting for that Uber ride to come,” Holbrook said, citing surveillance footage. “We believe that she simply mistakenly got into this particular car thinking it was an Uber ride.”

Samantha’s father, Seymour Josephson, wrote a heartbreaking Facebook post early Saturday morning confirming his daughter’s death.

“It is with tremendous sadness and of a broken heart that I post this! I will miss and love my baby girl for the rest of life. Samantha is no longer with us but she will not be forgotten,” he wrote along with a series of photos of him and Samantha.

“It is extremely hard to write this and post it but I love her with all my heart. I could continue to write about her but it kills me. I sit here and cry while looking at the picture and write this.”

The man who police believe murdered Samantha Josephson was identified Saturday as 24-year-old Nathaniel David Rowland. He was arrested and charged with murder and is being held in jail in Columbia.

Chief Holbrook said he spoke with Josephson’s family prior to releasing the information to the media. “Our hearts are broken, they’re broken. There is nothing tougher than to stand before a family and explain how a loved one was murdered,” he said. “It was gut wrenching, words really can’t describe what they’re going through.”

When Josephson’s friends reported her missing, police began to search for the black Chevrolet Impala she was last seen getting into and located Nathaniel Rowland driving a vehicle matching the description around 3 a.m. Saturday. When an officer asked Rowland to get out of the car, he ran, but was quickly captured, police said.

After searching the Impala, police found blood in the car’s passenger’s side and the trunk that later matched to Samantha Josephson.

Police also said that a cell phone that was found in the passenger door compartment area was Josephson’s. Investigators also found a container of liquid bleach, germicidal wipes and window cleaner in the vehicle.

Chief Holbrook said that the vehicle’s child safety locks were activated, which would make it nearly impossible for someone to open the back doors from the inside.

Authorities haven’t revealed how Josephson died and haven’t provided much information about Rowland, but they did say that the area where her body was found is secluded from the city and is only known to those who are familiar with it.

Police said Rowland lived in Clarendon County and was very familiar with the area where police located Johnson’s body.

Holbrook said there’s a lot to uncover with this investigation. “Our investigators and agents have a lot more work to do,” he said. “We are fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, and daughters and it’s just as personal to us and will be a priority and we will be with them every step of the way until this is done.”

Samantha Josephson was a political science major, the University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences said on Twitter, and she was reportedly due to graduate in May. “Our prayers are with Samantha’s family & friends, & we join the entire Carolina Family in this time of grief,” the college’s tweet said.

USC President Harris Pastides released a statement, saying: “Our prayers are with the family and friends of Samantha Josephson following the devastating news of her death. Times like these leave me searching for words of wisdom and comfort. However, I take solace that the Carolina Family is here to embrace those who are hurting.”

Pastides also urged students to “look out for one another, be active bystanders. Travel in groups and stay together.”

Columbia Mayor Stephen Benjamin said on Twitter Saturday afternoon: “We are praying for the Josephson family and Samantha’s friends in this incredibly sad time. Nothing mitigates the pain of the loss of a child but I have full faith & confidence in the men & women of the Columbia Police Department & SLED as they ably investigate this tragedy.”

According to Samantha’s father’s Facebook page, her family is from Robbinsville Township, New Jersey.

Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried wrote on Facebook: “Mayor Dave Fried, B.A. Joy Tozzi and everyone in Robbinsville Township are devastated by the news that the Josephson family of Robbinsville have lost their precious Samantha. Our thoughts, prayers, boundless grief and endless support are with Seymour, Marci and Sydney at this unimaginable time.”

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Samantha’s family lay her to rest. “She was a beloved daughter, sister and friend that will forever be remembered in our hearts,” the page said of Samantha. “Let’s quickly come together as a community and try to help the Josephson family. Rest in Peace, Sami.”

Uber hasn’t commented on the situation yet, but their online safety tips advise riders to make sure that the license plate, driver photo and driver name match the information on the app before getting into the car.

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NeNe Leakes vs. Porsha Williams: The Shade Flies Fast & Furiously Over RHOA Reunion & Closetgate

The 11th season of Real Housewives of Atlanta has been one for the books.

While NeNe Leakes is very seasoned in this game, this season of RHOA saw the self-proclaimed Head Bitch in Charge become quite undone as she grappled with a rift that formed between her and her cancer-survivor husband, Gregg Leakes.

This stress manifested itself on the show in the form of tear-filled breakdowns, snappy shouting matches with her castmates and, most surprisingly, in a physical confrontation between NeNe, RHOA production, and Porsha. The incident will henceforth be referred to as Closetgate for brevity.

The two episodes after Closetgate explored the rationale and reaction to NeNe’s outburst. From NeNe’s POV, she was justified in her behavior because she told production beforehand not to film her closet and she also told Kandi and Porsha not to go into her closet and they did so anyway.

Porsha and Kandi admit that she did tell them not to go into her closet, but that the physical confrontation was uncalled for.

Porsha also has been insinuating that during the scuffle, NeNe may have put hands on her as she talked about her belt coming undone while demurring when asked to specify how.

Despite this incident happening in the summer, which was SEVERAL months ago, NeNe is still battling with the rest of the cast over Closetgate as the RHOA season 11 reunion trailer showed.

As subsequent episodes have aired, Kandi and NeNe have started their own little WWHL-style post-show video shows where they provide commentary on the episodes.

Kandi’s is way more sophisticated, as it looks like she has actual professionals filming her stuff and it has a brand, “Speak on It,” while NeNe is just filming herself with her iPhone and asking her son Brent to stitch her stuff together in iMovie.

After last week’s episode, where NeNe was caught gagging and laughing as Marlo spilled embarrassing details she heard from one of Eva’s bridesmaids about financial stability and overall character, Kandi sat with Eva to get her reaction to the episode.

NeNe caught wind of the episode, which saw Kandi and Eva both laugh off the fact that NeNe unfollowed them on social media, and the pair also generally threw shade on NeNe’s various breakdowns and her reaction to Closetgate.

NeNe then announced her own YouTube Live, from her CLOSET no less, where she addressed and clarified a bunch of things that the ladies had to say about her, in particular about NeNe being upset with Kandi and Cynthia for inviting Kenya to an event, about how she never did Eva wrong, and how Porsha is pretending that NeNe put hands on her when she didn’t:

The ladies chimed in on social media in reaction to NeNe’s rant.

Eva pointed out that NeNe did her dirty when she sat and ki’ki’d with Marlo while her bridesmaid trashed her:

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But it was Porsha who drew blood when she called NeNe’s a “bald edges lie” for even daring to claim that Porsha’s cries and screams in reaction to the violence at her home were recorded in a studio and added after the fact:

NeNe took to her YouTube Live again for ANOTHER read and rant where she took on Eva and Porsha and ran through a list of things she did for Porsha, which she felt Porsha should be grateful for and forgot about:

In response, Porsha didn’t like NeNe’s continued refusal to acknowledge the wrongs of her behavior and dropped a nuclear bomb by releasing mean texts that NeNe sent to her after their back and forth on social media:

NeNe defended herself by sharing a congratulatory text message she sent to Porsha after she gave birth, which she did despite the bad vibes between them:

Porsha responded by saying she’s DONE with NeNe.

WHEW, chile! Are y’all tired yet, cause I am.

I don’t know how long this fight is gonna last, but after The Shade Room and others picked up the tiff between the two, NeNe and Porsha both deleted the toxic posts from their respective IG accounts, so it seems like some kind of truce has been called.

Meanwhile, Kandi is over on her social media just GAGGING at the back ‘n’ forth as she prepares for another episode of her “Speak on It” talk show with her next guest… Cynthia Bailey!

In all of this, I think NeNe is wrong more so than the other ladies. And while the producers do paint one of them as the villain each season, and it’s true she set her boundaries with Closetgate clearly, she also can’t defend violence and pretend like ripping the camera guy’s shirt and shoving folks around is ok.

And her inability to merely acknowledge where she was wrong is why all of these ladies are going after her.

This desperation to always see herself in the right bleeds over into NeNe making up far fetched scenarios such as Porsha going into a recording studio and fake hollering in a bid to make NeNe look bad. Get the hell on, NeNe.

Which team are you on? Team NeNe or Team Porsha?

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Jada Pinkett Smith Severs Ties With Kris Jenner & the Kardashian Klan After Siding With Jordyn Woods

If there’s one thing no one should underestimate when it comes to Jada Pinkett Smith, it’s her willingness to stand up in defense of those that she loves. The actress is dogged about protecting her family but that feeling doesn’t just apply to her blood relatives.

That same level of protection apparently extends to those she calls family, such as Jordyn Woods, whose father became close with Will after working with him for many years on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Jordyn refers to Will and Jada as her uncle and aunt, and let me tell you, you do not want to end up on Auntie Jada’s wrong side.

If you’ll recall, when the scandal with Jordyn and Khloe’s baby daddy Tristan Thompson broke, the world seemingly descended on little Jordyn. But Jada lifted Jordyn from the ashes and acted as a human shield for the young girl by inviting her on her Facebook show, The Red Table Talk, to give her a safe platform to push back against the Kardashian narrative being peddled.

It worked and many in the black community have now largely decided that they’re more anti-Kardashian than anti-hoe shit and staunchly align with Jordyn and her Aunt Jada and Uncle Will.

While Jada was polite and mostly neutral toward the Kardashians on her show, her decision to so closely defend and protect Jordyn was certain to put Jada in direct conflict with Kris Jenner and her daughters, who she has been friendly with for years.

Evidence of this is now starting to surface with several media outlets noticing that Jada recently stopped following Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West and Khloe on Instagram, according to TMZ.

There is a serious rupture in one of the most enduring relationships in Hollywood, because Jada Pinkett Smith has made a move signaling what could be the end of her relationship with longtime, close pal Kris Jenner, as well as Kim and Khloe Kardashian … TMZ has learned.

Jada has JUST unfollowed Kris, Khloe and Kim on Instagram, and our sources say it’s all over the fallout involving Jordyn Woods.

You can see the confirmation on Instagram itself, which The Shade Room captured:

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It’s unfortunate when friendships go bust, but in this situation, given Jada and Will’s stance, it was inevitable. I can’t blame either side really, cause Kris has to back her daughters.

It’s important to note, however, that Jada is still following Kylie on Instagram, so her aversion toward the KarJenner Krew isn’t universal.

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Chicago PD to Jussie Smollett: Pay Us $130K or We’ll Sue You & Prove You Faked Hate Crime Attack

After all the charges were dropped in the Jussie Smollett case in Cook County, most of us thought that was the end of that. But the City of Chicago and its police department are not letting go.

They are furious about Jussie getting away with murder (figuratively, y’all) and they’re determined to make Jussie pay (literally).

With the criminal charges against Jussie thrown out of court, the City of Chicago is now ginning up to take Jussie to civil court to collect its coins for all the wasted resources they put into investigating Jussie’s allegedly fake hate crime, TMZ reports.

The City is now demanding he pay $130k for the overtime required to investigate the now-infamous “attack.” A City official sent Jussie a demand letter, but his people have already rejected the request, saying the only person owed anything is Jussie — as in, an apology from the Mayor and Police Superintendent.

This has now set up a courtroom showdown, and sources connected to the Mayor tell TMZ … they will absolutely file a civil case to get the money. Under the law, the City can actually collect 3 times the actual amount owed as a penalty — meaning around $390,000.

If Jussie fights it in court, his “attack” case will be fully litigated. A judge will have to decide if the attack was fake before deciding whether Jussie is required to pay. What’s more, the judge would only have to rule that it’s more likely than not — 51/49 percent — that Jussie faked the attack. That’s a much lower standard of proof than a criminal case, which requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt for a conviction.

Now here’s the hard part for Jussie. If a judge rules the attack was fake, it gives the honchos at “Empire” all the ammo they need to say he’s fired, despite the fact the State’s Attorney has dismissed the criminal case.

And, to add insult to injury, if Jussie loses the case but refuses to pay the judgment, the City can execute on the judgment, and that would include garnishing wages and freezing bank accounts — including his “Empire” salary.

To be honest, in looking at this, I don’t know why the City of Chicago didn’t just pursue Jussie through a civil lawsuit in the first place.

While it’s clear that Jussie’s family pressed their friends in the Cook County prosecutor’s office a little too effectively, as the Cook County prosecutors clearly did everything they could to make this go away for Jussie. But they underestimated how quietly they could make this go away and now the Chicago PD and mayor are out for blood. (We won’t even get into how President Trump also wants to see Jussie go down in flames for his fake MAGA bait tale).

So while many black folks were busy applauding Jussie for getting away with it OJ-style, don’t count your chickens before they hatch. Jussie still may pay for his lies in some way.

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Atlanta Teen Shot & Killed After Accidentally Knocking on the Wrong Apartment Door

An Atlanta family is in mourning and a man is in police custody after a teen was shot and killed after knocking on the wrong apartment door by mistake.

According to police, 19-year-old Omarian Banks rode home in a Lyft and was dropped off near the wrong breezeway of The Retreat apartment complex in Southwest Atlanta around 12:30 a.m. Friday (Mar. 29).

Police said Banks and his girlfriend had just moved into the apartments and he wasn’t familiar with the area.

Banks went to what he thought was the apartment he shared with his girlfriend, which is upstairs and to the left, but because he was at the wrong building, “upstairs and to the left” was someone else’s unit.

Banks was talking to his girlfriend on Facetime when he knocked on the door, and when he realized he wasn’t at his own apartment, he started to walk away.

Police said that’s when the man inside, identified as 32-year-old Darryl Bynes, grabbed a gun and went to his balcony to confront Banks.

After a short conversation, Bynes shot Banks, police said, and the teen’s girlfriend who he was on Facetime with heard everything.

“I heard him say, ‘Sorry, I’m at the wrong house.’ Then the man said, ‘No you’re not. N***a, you at the right house.’ And he shot two more times,” Banks’ girlfriend told WSBTV.

Another witness told a story similar to Banks’ girlfriend.

“I see him running around the corner and all you hear him saying is, ‘I am sorry. It was the wrong door,’” said a neighbor. “(He said), ‘You ain’t come to the wrong door’ and shot him a third time. I saw him drop to the ground.”

Police Bynes told them he was acting in self-defense when he shot Banks, but officers pointed out that the man shot Banks from his balcony as the teen was coming down the stairs and trying to get away, which is clearly not self-defense.

A family friend described Banks as a hard-working young man who never bothered anybody. “This is a 19-year-old child that didn’t even deserve to die, that hasn’t even lived his life,” Michael Wallace said.

Bynes was charged with murder and he’s being held at the Fulton County Jail without bail. Arrest records show he’s been to jail before on various charges like criminal trespass (2006), drug possession with intent to distribute (2006 & 2009), and driving without a valid license (2017).

Bynes’ family doesn’t think he should have “murder” added to his criminal record though.

The man’s cousin Makayla Johnson told WSBTV: “He is an innocent father. He has five kids. He was protecting his family. His truck was stolen earlier this week, right now, he’s just trying to protect his family.”

Bynes is scheduled to go before a judge Saturday morning (Mar. 30).

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“The Wendy Williams Show” to Go on Week-Long Hiatus Amid Reports Wendy’s Husband’s Mistress Gave Birth to Love Child

It hasn’t even been a full month since Wendy Williams returned to The Wendy Williams Show and she’s already taking another break.

Amid reports Wendy’s husband and his mistress welcomed a love child last week, it’s now being reported that The Wendy Williams Show will be going on a pre-planned hiatus the week of April 1st.

According to Page Six, Wendy will air repeats next week and resume taping new episodes the following week.

“‘The Wendy Williams Show’ is taking a previously scheduled spring break hiatus and airing repeat episodes during the week of April 1st,” a spokeswoman for the show said in a statement. “The show will return with original episodes on April 8th.”

Although the timing is kind of awkward, considering all of the drama said to be going on in Wendy’s personal life, sources close to production say that this hiatus has “nothing to do with recent events” and was planned months ago.

One source told Page Six: “The staff is excited to have Wendy back, and they understand what’s been going on with her, but it’s business as usual.”

This latest hiatus comes less than a month before Williams returned from a two-month break.

When Wendy came back to the show on March 4th, she said that she was dealing with complications related to her Graves’ disease, but a couple of weeks later, she revealed she was actually living in a sober house to treat her issues with addiction.

Since then, multiple sources have confirmed that Williams’ husband’s mistress Sharina Hudson did, in fact, give birth to a baby girl and it is widely speculated that Williams’ husband, Kevin Hunter, is the newborn’s father.

The day the story broke, Williams reportedly checked herself out of the sober living home and went on a drinking binge before eventually being found by members of her team who took her to the hospital.

After being treated with IV fluids, she returned to the Queens, NY-based sober facility and taped an episode for her show the next day.

“Wendy is not in a good way, everyone is so concerned for her,” a source told Page Six. “The sad thing is that she’s been working so hard to stay sober and she’s been so honest in her struggles with all her fans, and this just tipped her over the edge. But the fact she still came to the set just shows how strong she’s trying to be.”

When TMZ caught up with Wendy on Wednesday (Mar. 27), she flashed her wedding ring and told them she felt “wonderful.” She said she had just left Pilates and was on her way to a “book meeting.”

Meanwhile, sources say that despite the alleged turmoil going on behind the scenes, Kevin still works on The Wendy Williams Show as an executive producer and judging by how he and Wendy act around people on set, you would never know that their marriage is in shambles.

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No. 1 Seed UNC Upset by No. 5 Auburn in Sweet 16 Game, Tarheels Eliminated From NCAA Tournament

Down go the Tar Heels!

North Carolina has been eliminated from the 2019 NCAA tournament after a devastating 97-80 loss to the Auburn Tigers Friday night (Mar. 29).

UNC’s loss tonight makes them the first No. 1 seed to fall in the NCAA tournament and allows Auburn to move to the next round, the Elite 8.

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The first half lived up to the up-and-down track meet promised, with Auburn keeping up with North Carolina’s vaunted pace as the two teams traded blows.

But the end of the half was a premonition of what was yet to come as Auburn closed on a 6-0 run that included a transition layup from J’Von McCormick to beat the buzzer to take a 41-39 lead into halftime.

Auburn kept the throttle on to start the second half, opening with a pair of 3-pointers and a Malik Dunbar jumper to extend its lead to 49-39 and assert full control over the game.

The Tar Heels made repeated efforts to close the gap, getting within 60-54 with 13:41 remaining.

But then the Tigers opened the flood gates. Three-point shots that mostly missed as Auburn played a close first half started to drop with abandon.

Carolina had no answer. It was playing from behind as Auburn only got hotter from the field and failed to find the run that would keep its championship hopes alive.

UNC fans are, no doubt, going through it on Twitter:

Better luck next year, Tarheels!

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DoorDash Driver Caught on Camera Sipping Teen’s Milkshake Before Delivering It

Thanks to a number of popular smartphone apps, ordering food from restaurants is hella easy and hella convenient. And most of us who use these restaurant delivery services trust that our food will be handled with care and arrive untouched.

But, unfortunately, that wasn’t the case for one teenager whose delivery driver took a sip of the milkshake he ordered … and the whole thing was caught on camera.

According to Fox40, earlier this month, 14-year-old Stockton, California resident Rishab Malhotra used the popular DoorDash app to order himself a cookies and cream milkshake from Cold Stone Creamery.

The next day, when Rishab’s dad was reviewing the footage from their doorbell’s security camera, he saw the delivery driver drinking out of Rishab’s milkshake before handing it over to the teen, who answered the door.

“I looked at it, ‘Hey, the guy who delivered the food was sipping out of my son’s Cold Stone,’” said Rajesh Malhotra. “(I thought), ‘Whoa, that’s crazy.’ I mean, how can someone jeopardize the product like that, especially the food?”

Rishab told Fox40 he enjoyed his cookies and cream milkshake until the next day when he found out he wasn’t the only one who consumed the drink.

“My dad told me to check out the video from last night and once I checked it out I brushed five, six times,” Rishab said. “I felt really disgusted.”

The Malhotra family says they’re glad no one got sick from the incident, but the experience has ruined food delivery services for them.

“We have trust between the company and the drivers,” Rajesh Malhotra said. “Once that trust is broken, we can’t go back.”

Now all the family wants is an apology from DoorDash and a promise from the company that what happened to them won’t happen again to someone else in the future.

“They just need proper training and then an apology, ‘Hey, what you did was wrong.’ And we want to make sure he doesn’t do that to other people,” Mr. Malhotra said.

The Malhotras said they immediately reported the incident to DoorDash and even provided a video so they could see what happened for themselves, but the company has yet to respond.

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10-Year-Old Boy Died By Suicide After Bullies Told Him “Kill Yourself, You Don’t Belong Here”

A Texas mother is mourning the loss of her 10-year-old son who died by suicide after suffering relentless bullying at the hands of his elementary school peers.

Crystal Smith described her son, Kevin Reese Jr., as a “goofy child” that had the biggest smile and loved to draw and paint. “He’s my little goof troop, I called him,” Smith said.

On the outside, Kevin seemed like a happy kid … but little did Smith know, her son was dealing with serious depression issues as a result of being relentlessly bullied by his classmates.

“I just thought he was handling the situations,” Smith told Houston’s ABC13 earlier this week. “They wrote on his tablet to kill yourself, ‘You don’t belong here.’ When it got physical back in November, he came home crying because he didn’t fight back and one of the boys punched him several times coming from recess.”

On the afternoon of January 21st, Kevin’s 13-year-old sister found him hanging in his bedroom closet. Smith was out of town for work at the time and the children’s stepfather was on his way home from work.

“She was just screaming on the phone, and I didn’t understand and she screamed, ‘Kevin,’” Crystal said of her teenage daughter’s immediate reaction to her brother’s suicide. “I told her to hang on with me, if you cut him down and while you’re cutting him down, call 911.”

It’s been two months and Crystal still can’t believe that her son took his life.

“I never thought he would go this far never,” she said. “I’m still in disbelief and it’s taking me a while to actually accept the fact that this happened.” She added: “I just want to find the answer, what happened that day, what was going through his mind.”

Smith said after her son’s suicide, she reached out to his school regarding the November 2018 incident in which Kevin said a boy punched him, but was told by officials that they “never found any bullying going on.”

Crystal hopes that telling her son’s story will help other families. She also urged parents to “pay attention to your child, don’t assume that things are handled at the school, stay on top of it until you see something come out on the end.”

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, you can get help by contacting the 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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