The former first daughter was berated by students as she tried to attend a vigil honoring the victims of the New Zealand terror attack in what turned out to be a weird confrontation as students blamed the mosque shootings on her "rhetoric".
Chelsea Clinton attended an NYU vigil for the victims of the horrific New Zealand mosque terror attack, and a video of a confrontation from the vigil has gone viral overnight.
I do believe words matter.
"I'm so sorry, that certainly was never my intention, I believe that words matter", Clinton responds in the video.
Omar, who invited Clinton to talk about the issue. "I look forward to building an inclusive movement for justice with you", she added. "I believe we have to show solidarity". "I want you to know that".
On Friday, tensions boiled over when Clinton was accosted by a New York University student who attempted to publicly shame her for "all the Islamophobia that you have stoked".
"I'm so sorry that you feel that way", Clinton repeated. I want you to feel that deep inside.
"49 people died because of the rhetoric you put out there". "What does that mean?"
Donald Trump Jr. defended Chelsea Clinton against accusations she helped to spark the New Zealand mosque massacres by spreading anti-Muslim sentiment.
According to The Washington Post and The Independent, the incident stemmed from comments Clinton made last month, when she rebuked Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar for allegedly perpetuating anti-Semitic tropes.
After the very public row with Clinton began making headlines, the activist said that she was receiving "death threats" for "calling a hypocritical white woman out".