A local Asian-American TV reporter was accosted in Brooklyn by a maskless man who hurled an ethnic slur at him — saying “Come here, chinky, let me give you a little corona” after he claimed he had just had COVID-19.
CeFaan Kim of WABC was out on the job narrating a piece about a Jewish school in Brooklyn that was operating in a designated “red” zone in violation of a state executive order.
Standing in front of the school — Bais Yaakov D’Chassidei Gur on 51st Street — Kim said some of the children seen boarding a school bus were not wearing face masks, adding that the school was violating state and local restrictions.
“You can see how community members acted with hostility. Watch a man with no mask threaten us, then hurl a racial slur at me,” Kim says off-camera.
“You know, I just had corona,” the man tells the reporter. “Come here, chinky, come here, let me