NJ Governor Phil Murphy labeled 'd**k' by hecklers during family dine out, Internet says 'so disrespectful'

A woman was heard telling the governor, 'Oh my God, Murphy, you are such a d–k,' in the video which was shared online and was seen more than 1.2 million times ever since it was posted on Sunday night


                            NJ Governor Phil Murphy labeled 'd**k' by hecklers during family dine out, Internet says 'so disrespectful'
Phil Murphy (Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was dubbed "a d**k" by hecklers who interrupted him while he was having dinner with his family, as per a viral video. A woman was heard telling the governor in the video, "Oh my God, Murphy, you are such a d–k." The video was shared online and was seen more than 1.2 million times ever since it was posted by Breaking 911 on Sunday, November 22, night.



 

 

Another woman was heard calling out the politician while he dined outside with his wife, Tammy, and their four children at the Red Bank eatery. The woman said, "You’re having fun with your family. In the meantime, you’re having all kind of bulls–t going on?" One of Murphy's sons retaliated by saying that the women calling out his father were "a little too drunk" and asked them to put on their face masks. One of the women among the hecklers said, "You can go f–k yourself, how’s that? I don’t need a f–king mask. You know why I don’t need a mask? Because there ain’t nothing f–king wrong with me."

Towards the end of the clip, Murphy had put his face mask back on while the hecklers repeatedly told his family to "get the f**k outta here." While speaking at a coronavirus press conference on Monday, November 23, the governor was asked about the uncomfortable encounter. In response, he said, "I don’t think this is the time. We shouldn’t be teeing off on people. That goes for both sides. I understand the frustration. this is not the time to be taking it out on each other."

The video went viral across social media on Sunday, November 22, though it is unclear as to when and where it was filmed. Many social media users commented on the video and backed Murphy up. One such user shared, "Not a fan of Murphy, but this is wrong! He's with his family eating dinner-leave him alone!!!" Another commented, "That’s so disrespectful on so many levels! Jersey Shore, this is what people like you and I have been dealing with. Governor, honestly we need security at ALL stores open, because this is what happens. Please, lockdown, so people can get their lives right. This isn’t normal." "People are so classless. I don’t agree with Murphy all the time but show some class people. Man is eating with his family. Couldn’t pay me enough to be a politician," commented yet another. 



 

 



 

 



 

 

"I loathe the man, but he was eating, outdoors, at a table with his family. Absolutely no reason to wear a mask. Where the heck was his police detail to get the crazy video person away from them?" shared yet another user. Another user who echoed the same sentiments added, "I may not be a big fan of @GovMurphy but this is wrong on so many levels. He is sitting down eating with his family. Once seated you are allowed to take off your mask. From the language to the way she accosted them, this is awful."



 

 



 

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