Journalist Gets Fired For Pretending To Board Up Vandalized Business For Instagram Photo
On Monday night a video of a woman in Santa Monica interrupted a man boarding up his business just to take a photo pretending to be helping out during the protests and then immediately jumping into her Mercedes went viral.
This lady stopped someone boarding up a store in Santa Monica so she could hold the drill for a picture, then drove away. Please don’t do this. #santamonicaprotest #BlackLivesMatter #BlackLivesMatterLA pic.twitter.com/lgt2rZogk9
— ewu (@ewufortheloss) June 1, 2020
The woman was later identified as Washington Examiner political commentary writer Fiona Moriarity-McLaughlin aka FactswithFiona and was blasted by everyone Twitter and Instagram.
This is Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin, a commentary writer for the Washington Examiner who also once published an article titled “Six things to do with that Avocado lying around your dorm room.” https://t.co/Re5ohejt70
— Troy Machir (@TroyMachir) June 2, 2020
Here's the fraudulent masked woman, Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin, with the Washington Examiner @dcexaminer.
Likely not on an assignment for the news magazine. Or is she and this how the Examiner would have her representing in it's name? pic.twitter.com/yAyIbGBYkp
— A Faceless Man (@FacelessManII) June 2, 2020
Less than 24 hours after the post went viral Moriarity-McLaughlin has been fired from her gig at the Washington Examiner.
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) June 2, 2020
NEW: It appears The Washington Examiner has cut ties with their now former commentary intern Fiona Moriarty-McLaughlin. pic.twitter.com/He9bNW4D5G
— Zachary Petrizzo (@ZTPetrizzo) June 2, 2020
Life comes at you fast.