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In Pictures: Vain Bethany Storro’s Racist Acid Attack

WHEN Bethany Storro told the world that she had been attacked by a black woman, who asked her if she wanted a drink and then tossed a cup of acid in her face, the media went nuts.

For added spice Storro said her attacker her used this line, which contains a gem of praise to make the story yet more tragic:

“Hey pretty girl, do you want to drink this?”

Pretty girl. Or pretty white girl? Storro didn’t say “white”. But people still heard it.

Remember Ashley Todd, the white female John McCain supporter who said she had been attacked by a black man who had left the imprint of “B” (for Barack Obama ) on her face? It was a lie.

Will the media be a little more circumspect this time round? No. The Mail even spotted witnesses:

Eyewitnesses say she was wearing a green shirt and khaki pants at the time of attack. Her hair is described as either in a ponytail or slicked back.

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Posted: 17th, September 2010 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (8)