Attorney For Pregnant NYC Nurse In Viral Bike Video Plans Suits Against Media

  • The attorney for the pregnant woman placed on leave over a viral biking incident said defamation lawsuits will be filed against the media for its portrayal of her.
  • The woman, Sarah Jane Comrey, got into a heated incident when a group of young black men claimed she attempted to steal a rental bike they paid for in New York City. She was later was placed on leave by her employer after a video of the incident went viral on social media. Many in the media labeled Comrey the “Citi Bike Karen” and even accused her of racism, leading her to go into hiding, her lawyer said.
  • “We are gonna get an answer when we start filing defamation lawsuits,” her attorney Justin Marino told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer Friday. “She’s been called a racist, she’s been called a thief, there are reasons defamation laws exist, and we plan to pursue that.”
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