Rep. Lauren Boebert has issued an apology after being caught vaping and being handsy with her boyfriend inside of a theater in Denver, Colorado.
Boebert issued an apology after a video of the incident started to spread and even trended on X.
In the video, Boebert can be seen vaping and at one point in the video, her boyfriend is seen touching Boebert’s breasts.
Here’s the footage:
WTF: Hey Lauren Boebert,
we are aware of your background, Bobo, including dropping out of high school, having a teenage son who impregnated someone, being on welfare during your upbringing, and being involved in an ongoing divorce while engaging in adultery.
Places have rules… pic.twitter.com/wIlMjM3GpF
— Popular Liberal 🇺🇸 (@PopularLiberal) September 16, 2023
Here’s Boebert’s public apology:
NEW 🚨 Rep. Lauren Boebert issues statement after Beetlejuice video pic.twitter.com/iY4gvO4sue
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) September 16, 2023
Per The Colorado Sun:
Embattled U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert issued an apology Friday evening for her behavior during a performance of “Beetlejuice” in Denver on Sunday, saying she “fell short of my values.”
The Republican congresswoman, who was ejected from the musical along with a male companion, also apologized for misleading reporters when her campaign’s manager told news outlets she hadn’t been vaping inside a theater at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Video obtained by 9News through an open records request refuted that claim.
“The past few days have been difficult and humbling, and I’m truly sorry for the unwanted attention my Sunday evening in Denver has brought to the community,” Boebert’s statement said. “While none of my actions or words as a private citizen that night were intended to be malicious or meant to cause harm, the reality is they did and I regret that.”
She added: “There’s no perfect blueprint for going through a public and difficult divorce, which over the past few months has made for a challenging personal time for me and my entire family. I’ve tried to handle it with strength and grace as best I can, but I simply fell short of my values on Sunday. That’s unacceptable and I’m sorry.”
Boebert filed for divorce from her husband, Jayson, in April. A different man accompanied her to the “Beetlejuice” performance Sunday. The pair were captured on surveillance video holding hands as they left the Buell Theater.
Theater officials told The Colorado Sun on Monday that two patrons were “escorted from the theater” Sunday, but declined to say who they were, citing privacy concerns. However, surveillance video obtained by The Colorado Sun and other news outlets, as well as Boebert’s 2024 reelection campaign manager, confirmed it was the congresswoman.
Brian Kitts, director of marketing and communications for Denver Arts and Venues, said the patrons were talking loudly, vaping and using cameras during the performance. They were warned during an intermission, but the behavior continued into the second act, at which point the two were asked to leave.
Wait. What is he doing with Lauren Boebert? Is that? Oh… oh boy. pic.twitter.com/wNzn4CveOo
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) September 16, 2023
Some Conservatives came out in support of Boebert whereas others condemned her behaviour.
Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized Friday after getting kicked out of a musical play in Colorado last weekend for disruptive behavior and then falsely denying she had been vaping.
The apology came a day after surveillance video emerged that showed Boebert vaping at her seat in a Denver theater. Her campaign earlier denied the theater’s contention that she had been vaping.
The normally combative Boebert said in a Friday statement that her actions were not meant to be malicious or cause harm “but the reality is they did.”
She was kicked out of the “Beetlejuice” musical last Sunday following complaints from people in the audience that she and another guest were vaping, singing, using phones and causing a disturbance.