After SUV Attack, the Internet Thinks All Hollywood Stuntz Motorcycle Gang Members Are "Pussy" "Terrorists" Who Deserve to Die
Uploaded by YouTube User NY60Sec A still from the Hollywood Stuntz Times Square block party video
Update, 10:15 a.m.: More information has emerged on a Brooklyn man alleged to be the founder of Hollywood Stuntz. Jump to the last page for that, and another video of a possible Stuntz ride.
Earlier this week, a disturbing video began circulating of a brutal incident between a man named Alexian Lien and multiple members of a motorcycle crew called the Hollywood Stuntz. As far as we can tell, the chain of events looks something like this: Lien, with his wife and two-year-old daughter, was driving in a black Range Rover behind a massive group of riders on the West Side Highway, when one of them, Christopher Cruz, stopped short in front of him. Lien hit the back of Cruz's bike. Cruz and several other riders got off their bikes and started to approach his car. Lien accelerated and drove away, running over another rider, Edwin "Jay" Mieses. Several more riders followed Lien to Washington Heights, where police say he was pulled from the car and beaten, sustaining two black eyes and needing stitches to his face and chest. His wife and child escaped unharmed. Mieses' family says he is now paralyzed from the waist down.
Meanwhile, the Internet has discovered more YouTube videos of the Hollywood Stuntz's other rides, most of them pretty tame compared to Monday's violent melee. In the past 24 hours, the number of views have skyrocketed. Public sympathy isn't on their side: Many of the comments on the videos call the riders "terrorists," use a variety of racial and homophobic slurs, and suggest they should be raped in prison until they die.
The video getting the most views is the one you see above, from the Hollywood Stuntz 2012 "Block party" ride in Times Square. The video was uploaded on August 24 of last year, and until this week, it had only been looked at a handful of times. Then the attack happened, and now the number of views looks like this:
Almost all of the comments refer to the West Side Highway attack. "These people are all terrorists," writes one viewer. Referring to Mieses, he adds, " He is the douchebag that got ran over and put in a wheelchair thank God for justice."
"FAGGOTS," writes another guy. "Beating a father in front of his wife and child? FUCK ALL YOU FAGGOTS."