Local Philly Reporter Spits On Comedy Club Manager, Says She Was “Drugged” After Getting FIRED
A Philadelphia news reporter is trying to explain herself after acting a damn fool on camera, going to jail and coming out unemployed. Colleen Campbelll was caught on video displaying bizarre behavior outside of a Philadelphia comedy club called Helium. From the video, the 28-year-old seems to have had some trouble with someone inside and was asked to step out. That’s when she started to go off on an officer outside, spewing curse words and daring him to do something. It then looks like she attempted to spit on someone’s face. Thats when the officer had enough and placed her under arrest. According to phillymag.com, Campbell assaulted the officer once again, after the camera cut off.
Below is the clip of Colleen Campbell that was viewed over a million times. Wil Sylvince, who shot the clip says:
About last night: this very obnoxious lady, who wasn’t drunk (nor high I think) was disturbing the show with her “loud whispering”. After 3 warnings and other customers were complaining she was asked to leave.
When she got kicked out she assaulted (kicking, punching, and eye poking) 3 of the employees in bar area right outside the showroom and then outside she mock spit in the mangers face when a cop came.
By the time she was home from her incident, she found out she was fired. Poor thang. Now Colleen tells Philly Mag that she was probably drugged. Hit the flip for her explanation.
PM: The video of you outside Helium has been viewed more than 1 million times. People are pretty shocked by it.
CC: That’s not me or how I talk or act or anything at all. I don’t know what to do. I feel ruined and embarrassed for me and my family.
PM: I saw your Facebook post where you raised the possibility of having been drugged. Were they able to do any tests to see what might have been in your system?
CC: No. The police told me that it would slow the process. But at the police station, they had trouble taking my blood pressure. It was so high. I was worked up.
PM: Why would it have slowed the process?
CC: The nurse [at the police station] said if I send you to the hospital it will really delay everything. I just wanted to get out of there. I was really worried about my job. She gave me something similar to a Benadryl. Then later I woke up and had a panic attack. I never thought to get any test done.
PM: Why do you think you were drugged?
CC: Everything was foggy. I do remember coming in to Helium. I do remember getting into an altercation there, but I don’t remember what it was about. I only had two drinks at Helium.
PM: On Facebook, you said you’d had one drink. Were you drinking prior to the two drinks at Helium?
CC: Yes, I was working at Devil’s Den. I bartend there. And then we went to Cantina for a margarita, and I had two shots. But that was an hour before. Then we went to Helium, waited in line, got our drinks. I don’t even remember going out to the lobby. I do remember getting into the cop car.
PM: Is there anything you’d like to say to the cop and the other people you acted out against in that video?
CC: I feel awful. That’s not me or how I speak or how I talk or how I was raised. I had to delete all my social media, because I’m getting threats.
PM: Given that you had at least five drinks, do you think it’s possible that your body was just reacting to the alcohol in your bloodstream?
I really don’t know. I don’t know what to think. I know my limits. I’m a bartender. I didn’t feel wasted walking in.
Damn, she was gone! Do you think she’ll be getting her job back??