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Watch: Gay Adult Actor Has Racist Rant, Assaults Pedestrian in Viral Vid

Thursday July 23, 2020

In a now-viral video, a self-identified gay New York City driver is seen shouting racist slurs at sanitation workers while stuck in traffic. When recorded by a pedestrian, he accosts him and throws the phone on the street.

The video survived, which likely means trouble for the angry driver, who is identified on a YouTube video "as Joey / Joseph O'Brian or adult film actor 'Dustin Gold.'"

Gold, who is said to have worked for Helix Studio, leads his Instagram page with: "Life is hard, and so is my dick." He has 515 followers.

His identity was confirmed Tuesday by New York City Council candidate Anthony Beckford, who had posted the video on Twitter on Sunday, asking if the man could be identified.


"A short clip of a racist caught on film," reads the description on the YouTube channel SpottedOnTheUES. "This incident occurred on East 85th St, between 1st and York Ave, at approximately at 6:00pm, on Saturday, July 18th, 2020."

Prior to the clip, the driver "was repeatedly shouting at a Black sanitation worker, yelling 'you're a n*****.' The noise was enough for several residents to come down to street level. When filmed and confronted, O'Brian took a bystander's phone and threw it on the ground. 'The passenger did nothing." (There is an unidentified passenger in the car.)

Watch the clip:


A passer-by starts filming O'Brian shouting racial epithets the sanitation worker when traffic came to a standstill. When he asks the pedestrian why he is filming him, the man says, "Because you're an asshole."

"I'm an a**hole? Honey, look in the mirror, okay? The only person who is an a**hole is you for recording," replies O'Brian.

He then asks the pedestrian, "Are you gay, too?"

When he replies no, O'Brian says: "No, you're not? Well, you look like it. Well, you look like it. Do you want to keep recording me having fun? What are you gonna do with this recording, tell me."

The pedestrian answers he plans on posting the video to the Internet, to which the driver replies: "Okay, I'll get fans, honey. That's what I'll do."

Moments later, O'Brian got out of his car promising to "beat the s**t out" of the pedestrian. He assaults him, grabs the phone and throws it on the street.

Unfortunately for him, other pedestrians were filming the encounter, which has gone viral.

Check out O'Brian's Instagram account (as Dustin Gold) by clicking here.