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Woman Captured On Video Using Racial Slur Loses Job As Hollywood Costumer But Apologizes Because She Was Drunk

*Warning: The video includes very graphic and offensive language.*

Heather Lynn Patton was a costume designer in Hollywood before she was caught on camera screaming racial slurs at a CVS in Eagle Rock. The video starts with the woman jumping up and down scream that she “hates n—ers.”

Heather Lynn Patton was caught on camera claiming she wants to kill black people.

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The video is a very disturbing moment in the growing racial tensions in the U.S. Videos like this have become an ever-increasing presence in social media. We’ve seen people verbally attacking Black people for existing and brown people being harassed about their immigration status. Heather Lynn Patton is just the latest example of this racial tension in the country.

Patton was a costume designer in Hollywood but lost that job after the video was released.

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Patton is reported to have worked on two seasons the “Medium” starring Patricia Arquette. Several celebrities who have worked on projects with the racist woman have denounced her and her actions.

Patton took to Instagram to “apologize” by blaming it on her being intoxicated.

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While Patton tried to blame her racist outburst on being intoxicated, people are not letting her get away with it. Twitter users have spent the last couple of days letting their opinions be known about how being drunk is not an acceptable excuse.

Some people were quick to point out that she blamed her outburst on being drunk, yet got into her car to drive home.

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She basically admitted to drinking and driving after telling a store full of people that she would kill Black people if the law allowed. People are demanding justice after her outburst was spread all over social media.

Despite her apology, LAPD is investigating the threatening nature of her angry rant.

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According to The Washington Post, the LAPD is investigating the woman’s outburst as a hate incident. KTLA has reported that some of her neighbors have filed restraining orders against her because of her erratic and racist behavior.

You can watch Patton’s outburst below.

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