VIDEO: Detroit judge destroys 'clown' for smiling, laughing during DUI sentencing hearing
A judge had some harsh words for two people attending a deadly DUI sentencing this week.
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According to video shot by WDIV, Judge Qiana Lillard in Redford Township, Mich. removed two people for talking and reportedly snickering before Amanda Kosal was sentenced.
Kosal received 3 to 15 years in prison for the DUI crash that killed a 31-year-old man and severely injured his fiance in June.
A man, who the judge described as a "clown," left the hearing as she began to admonish him.
"It's time for him to go. And I don't know who he is, but whoever can sit here at a tragic moment like this and laugh and smile when somebody has lost a family member ... in the entire time that Mr. Zirker's sister was speaking that clown, and that's what I am going to call him, a clown, was sitting there smiling and laughing," Judge Lillard is heard saying.
Shortly after, a woman is told to leave.
"I understand that you all are very upset because your loved one is going to prison but guess what, she's going to prison for the choices that she made. These people are here grieving, saddened because a senseless act took away their loved one and you're sitting here acting like it's a joke?"
That woman was then arrested for criminal contempt.
"Your disruptive and disrespectful behavior disrupted today's proceedings and you, ma'am, are going to the Wayne County Jail for 93 days"
On Friday, the judge let her free after hearing an apology.
The viral tongue-lashing had more than 10 million views in less than 24 hours.