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Who is Sophia Rosing? 22-year-old racist University of Kentucky student assaults 2 Black students

Sophia Rosing was arrested after she assaulted Kylah Spring, and then confronted another Black female student who tried diffusing the tension
Sophia Rosing has been arrested (Fayette County Detenti )
Sophia Rosing has been arrested (Fayette County Detenti )

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY: The University of Kentucky is at the center of a controversy after a video of a young White female student attacking two black female students and abusing them racially went viral. Sophia Rosing was arrested after she assaulted Kylah Spring, and then confronted another Black female student who tried diffusing the tension.

The authorities are currently still dealing with protests on social media. People are using the hashtag "StandWithKylah" on Twitter to show their support for the first Black woman assaulted. According to the Daily Mail, just before 4 am on Sunday, police detained Rosing, 22, in a school dorm on suspicion of public intoxication, third-degree assault on a police officer, fourth-degree assault, and second-degree disorderly conduct. The viral video captured Rosing struggling to stand as she attempted to strike Kylah, a fellow student who was manning the main desk of the hostel.


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Rosing aggressively calls Spring the n-word and a 'b***' while Spring attempts to hold her away. Spring in response to the slur exclaims, "Oh, Jesus, I don't get paid enough for this." Rosing repeatedly repeats the racial slur until an off-camera voice informs Spring, "I've got this all on tape."

Reports say the incident unfolded when Rosing entered Boyd Hall at around one in the morning. She apparently flew into a rage when Kylah told her she "did not look like a resident" and would not open the door for her.

Allegedly Rosing was struggling to maintain her balance due to her intoxication and is currently being held at the Fayette County Detention Facility on a $10,000 bond. It is unknown if she has hired a lawyer to represent her or if she is still enrolled at the university. She is scheduled to appear in court for arraignment.

Rosing, who had boasted of her fortune, was raised with her siblings in a modest three-bedroom and two-bathroom family property in Fort Mitchell. As a result of her outburst, she was let go by the clothing retailer Dillard's, where she was part of the Campus Collective Program. A spokeswoman for Dilliard's stated that, "Dillard's does not condone this behavior. Her relationship with Dillard’s has been terminated immediately," reported the Daily Mail.

It appears that Rosing has indulged in uncouth behavior on camera before. "I'm rich as f*** and you're definitely not compared to what you're wearing," Rosing is heard saying on camera in another video that was uploaded soon after the video of the assault went viral.

The University of Kentucky also addressed their student body, with President Eli Capilouto saying there will be an investigation into the matter. He also stressed that the educational institution does not encourage such behavior.