Her employers confirmed that 28-year-old Campbell will no longer appear on PHL17 after the ugly incident, which was recorded and posted to Facebook.
The assault on the rather restrained police officer occurred outside Helium on Sunday night, when she was booted from a show featuring comedian Craig Robinson.
Colleen Campbell who lost her high profile TV day job after a verbal assault on a Philly cop says she regrets her actions
Campbell who worked in news production, but went on air on a few occasions, was fired as soon as the station learned of the incident, during which she bragged that she worked “at a f**king news station.”
“You’re f**king c**k suckers,” Campbell, said to a responding officer, according to the 5-minute clip.
“I did not do s**t, I stood there and laughed like the rest of the audience like I should. I did not disrupt anybody.”
A man with Campbell then approached the officer, who kept remarkably cool during the entire ordeal, and thanked him for his patience. The officer replies that he just wants the both of them to leave.
“Or what? Or what, mother f**ker? Lick my a**hole,” Campbell says.
“How about that? F***king piece of s**t.
“That’s why nobody likes f**king police…idiots in this f***ing town.”
Campbell then appears to attempt to spit in the face of a club employee, prompting the cop to put her in handcuffs and charge her with assault.
At this point, the fully enraged Campbell launched another cruse filled diatribe at the officer.
“What’s that called? What’s that called? Assault? Show me videotape,” Campbell said.
“You can’t! That’s why everybody hates you guys!
You can’t prove it! You f***king piece of s***ts.”
That pesky trend called social media: The video has been viewed over a million times
The disturbing footage continues until Campbell tells the officer that she works for a TV news station.
Seconds later, Campbell utters in the direction of the officer: “No wonder everyone wants to blow your f–king heads off.”
The footage was recorded by New York City-based comedian Wil Sylvince, who said a “very obnoxious” Campbell was not drunk nor high during the show, but disturbed the performance with “loud whispering,” he said.
“After 3 warnings and other customers were complaining she was asked to leave,” Sylvince wrote. “When she got kicked out she assaulted (kicking, punching, and eye poking) 3 of the employees in bar area right outside the showroom and then outside she mock spit in the managers face when a cop came. She verbally abused this poor cop who was trying to keep the peace at first.”
Campbell who was kicked out of the comedy club for being a public nuisance says it’s unlike her to behave in the manner the video has portrayed
“I’ve never seen anyone like that before and I’ve been watching people get kicked out of comedy clubs for five years,”a staff of the comedy club said.
Witnesses were quite sure whether Campbell was drunk or “one some other level” during her public meltdown, the source said.
The disgraced TV reporter was charged with resisting arrest, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
She was released Monday on her own recognizance and is due back in court on June 13
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