Video: 'Drunk' Girl Asks For Directions To Bus, Men Try To Take Her Home Instead
UPDATE 11/12: Smoking Gun reports the video is a hoax.
We all saw the video of a young woman walking around in New York City for ten hours, only to be catcalled 100 times. Now there's a video of a young woman walking around Hollywood trying to get home, only she's pretending to be really, really drunk.
The video from Steven Zhang was originally posted on Total Frat Move. The woman totters around Hollywood Blvd. in heels and a dress, drinking something out of a paper bag in broad daylight. Anyone who takes even one glance at her can see she's had too much. Whenever a man approaches her, she asks if they know where she can catch a bus to Culver City. (We'd recommend the 212/312 to the 733, if you're curious.) Of the five men seen in the video, only one appears interested in helping her to an actual bus, or at least down some stairs in the direction of the bus.
The others are more interested in helping her to their own vehicles to take her to their own houses. One guy tells her there's a bus stop in front of his house. He also tells her there's a water bed in his house.
Another guy tells her he "just wants to help her so much" while escorting her to his tour bus. This is only slightly worse than the part where he introduces himself as "J Beezy."
And at the end, just when you think your faith in humanity will be restored, it isn't.
Some comments on the video seem to indicate that this is just what we should expect from the tourist-logged stretch that is Hollywood Blvd. or men in general, but there are many Angelenos who do live, work and sometimes have too much to drink in this neighborhood. And this kind of response should not only be surprising, but very disturbing as well.