Rep. Lauren Boebert is setting the record straight after being caught fuming in the theater.
The conservative member of the United States House of Representatives was escorted from a screening of the stage version of beetle juice in Denver, Colorado, on Sunday (September 10).
According to the Colorado Sun, was accused of using a vaporizer and making noise with a classmate who joined her. Lauren’s team initially denied that she was using a vaporizer while she was in her seat, but addressed her removal from her show.
Video footage from inside the venue refuted his claims, prompting a response.
Read Lauren Boebert’s response…
9News obtained security footage that showed Lauren using a camera to take photos with the flash on and releasing a puff of smoke from a vaporizer. You can see the footage in the clip above.
He later issued a statement accepting responsibility.
Lauren said the experience had been “difficult and humiliating.”
“While none of my actions or words as a private citizen that night were intended to be malicious or cause harm, the reality is that they were and I regret that,” she said, citing the challenges she faces while navigating a divorce.
The politician said she “didn’t really remember vaping” in the theater. “Regardless of my belief, it is now clear that that was not accurate.”
“I just didn’t live up to my values on Sunday. That is unacceptable and I am sorry,” Lauren said.
Earlier this year, one of Lauren’s fellow conservative representatives called her a “little bitch” in the House of Representatives. Then they explained why she.
Read Lauren Boebert’s full statement below…
“The last few days have been difficult and humiliating, and I am truly sorry for the unwanted attention that my Sunday afternoon in Denver has brought to the community. While none of my actions or words as a private citizen that night were intended to be malicious or cause harm, the reality is that they did, and I regret it.”
“There is no perfect plan for getting through a difficult, public divorce, which in recent months has been 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 just didn’t live up to my values on Sunday. “That is unacceptable and I am sorry.”
“Whether it was the excitement of seeing a long-awaited production or the natural anxiety of being in a new environment, I didn’t really remember vaping that night when I discussed the night’s events with my campaign team while confirming my enthusiasm for the musical. . Regardless of my belief, it is now clear that that was not accurate. It was not my or my campaign’s intention to mislead, but we understand the nature of what this looks like. “We know we will have to work to regain their trust and it may not happen overnight, but we will.”