Comic Ariel Elias Handles Beer-Chucking Right-Wing Hecklers Like Absolute Boss

Comic Ariel Elias is being celebrated on social media for a way she dealt with a pair of hecklers at a gig in New Jersey over the weekend.

After a back-and-forth with one of many hecklers over Donald Trump, a person later recognized because the heckler’s husband threw a can of beer at Elias through the present at Uncle Vinnie’s in Level Nice Seaside.

The can was full, or near it, based mostly on the loud splat because it hit the wall simply behind Elias.

But when she was rattled, she didn’t present it.

She calmly picked up the beer… and chugged it.

“5 stars for this flawless efficiency,” Jimmy Kimmel raved on Twitter.

Elias posted the trade on Twitter, the place it racked up greater than 3 million views over about 12 hours:

“I knew I needed to chug it,” she told Rolling Stone. “I used to be so relieved that there was nonetheless some left in there after it exploded towards the wall. Additionally my adrenaline was going loopy, so regardless that usually I don’t drink earlier than or throughout units, I felt like this was a sound exception.”

She advised the journal she usually doesn’t speak politics, and provided up some recommendation to the hecklers.

“My message to final evening’s hecklers is that remedy is nice, I extremely suggest it,” she mentioned. “Or simply write down your emotions. I promise you’ll really feel like throwing issues much less.”

“We heard a pop and we thought somebody popped a bottle of champagne,” membership proprietor Dino Ibelli told Entertainment Weekly. “After which as we seen what occurred, he was already operating out the door. So we contacted the native authorities and every thing, [filed] a police report, and we discovered the man’s identify and the place he lived.”

He referred to as Elias’ response ― chugging the beer ― “phenomenal.”

“What an ideal ‘screw you’ when she opens the beer and drinks it,” he mentioned. “She did an important job and I apologized up and down.”

Comics have been in awe of her efficiency below strain:

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