Stormy Daniels shuts down a homophobic heckler in perfect fashion.
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Stormy Daniels is continuing to use her 15 minutes of fame for good.

The adult film actress and dancer has a lot more to talk about things besides her alleged affair with Donald Trump. Most recently, she posted a photo to Instagram announcing she was pulling out of a scheduled dance performance at a Florida nightclub after she says an employee used a homophobic slur against a member of her team.

“I will NOT be performing at Goldfingers tonight because the owner called my assistant a ‘fucking faggot’ after asking me to do something not in my contract,” Daniels wrote on her Instagram account. “That kind of abuse will not be tolerated ... When are dipshits gonna learn that I do not respond well to bullies?”


Daniels said she forfeited a $6,800 fee that she would have received for appearing at the club and performing in the “VIP” section -- something she says wasn’t in her original contract agreement. For their part, the Goldfingers club alleges that no employees used the homophobic slur and that the entire incident stems from a contract dispute between Daniels and the club.

“The breach of contract is on Ms. Daniels the reason for her departure is a small one and to save face she fabricated a story about the use of a homophobic remark by one of our staff members As a reason for her departure,” reads a statement from the club ownership. “Our owners, managers and staff firmly disapprove of use of any hate speech to any person, regardless of race, gender, creed and sexual orientation.”

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

Though Daniels has largely dropped out of the spotlight in recent weeks, her alleged affair with Trump continues to be a major component in Robert Mueller’s investigation of Trump and his 2016 election team.

Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen paid Daniels $130,000 shortly before the 2016 election. If those payments were directed by Trump (something he denies), it could be a major campaign finance violation, resulting in fines and other penalties that could seriously damage Trump’s presidency.

But whatever comes of that investigation, it’s nice to see Stormy Daniels using her time in public spotlight to stand up for what’s right and shut down what’s wrong.

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18


Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)



"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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