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She should've brandished a gun

Drapsey 2023-05-26 12:19:43 

New York professor sacked after ‘threatening to chop up reporter with a machete’

A New York art professor who allegedly threatened to “chop” a reporter with a machete has been sacked.

Shellyne Rodriguez, 45, was caught on video pushing a machete towards the neck of Reuven Fenton, a New York Post reporter, after he knocked on the door of her Bronx flat for an interview.

The professor reportedly shouted at the journalist: "Get the f--- away from my door, or I’m going to chop you up with this machete.”

She then allegedly chased the journalist into the street.

A New York Police Department spokesman told The Telegraph she was arrested on Thursday morning and has been charged with “menacing and harassment”.

A machete is really poor choice for a professor even if you're 'defending' your home.