Woman talking on a cell phone during a movie ends with a man getting stabbed

Woman talking on a cell phone during a movie ends with a man getting stabbed
It's quite scary when you think about all the horror stories out there that point to cell phones as the culprit behind accidents. Now it looks like it's starting to move into an area you'd least expect – the movies. During a screening of Martin Scorsese's “Shutter Island” at the Cinemark 22 theater in California, a man that complained about a woman talking on a cell phone during the movie was stabbed with a meat thermometer. Although the theater was completely packed for the 9:00 PM screening, the dispute erupted afterwards when everyone cleared out after the movie was over. Two men that accompanied the woman ended up coming back a few minutes after the movie was over and stabbed the victim. Sheriff's spokesman, Steve Whitemore, said that “it was a vicious and cowardly attack” that left the victim hospitalized with serious wounds. Unfortunately there are no happy ending to this story, except for the fact that the victim managed to survive the attack, as the suspects are still at large. It's a bit scary to think that someone could go so far as to actually stabbing someone after being told to stop chatting on a cell phone during a movie – now we'd question if it's even worth your life doing it.

source: Los Angeles Times via Textually

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26 Comments

1. cj100570

Posts: 204; Member since: May 12, 2009

slow news day huh? but at least there was a cell phone in the story so i guess it somewhat pertains to "Cell Phone Reviews, News, Specs and Info." smh....

2. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Why are people so thin skinned? Gosh just get off your cell phone and shut up, no sense getting your homies involved and doing some ghetto stabbing. Friggin retards. Hope they rot in prison.

3. warhed

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 07, 2010

That happen in my neck of the woods/ my hood mofos Freaken ghetto ppl

4. Mateo8326

Posts: 472; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Karma is a mother i hope they were thinking that when they were stabbing or what i call it cause and effect

5. ILOVEtechnology unregistered

I wonder while she got stabbed did he at least take her temperature????????????

12. PhoneDragon

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 05, 2010

wow lol, omg

14. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

@ ILOVEtechnology Fail post Re-read the post bro.

24. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

lol seriously a meat thermometer? haha who stabbed him .. emril? lmao

6. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

...people can be such losers. lol

7. Albie_in_hd

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

Ugh.. black people and their MetroPCS

8. links305

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

please do not not make your stupid racist comments

15. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

@ Albie_in_hd +1 @ links305 I have black friends who would think that was a funny post so shut up retard!

17. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Welll rhomaion, it depends on how Albie_in_hd says it. If he said it jokingly, it wouldn't be as bad. But just by the reading the "ugh" he wrote, I'm pretty sure he wasn't trying to be funny.

19. Albie_in_hd

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

It was a joke! We as Americans need to learn how to make fun of ourselves more. Put it this way: me being a gay male, i would laugh had someone said, "ugh.. damn homos and their glittery sidekicks" alluding to the stereotype that gay people never shut up and talk up a storm of gossip left and right, especially being in a movie theater

9. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

I wanna know who the hell brings a meat thermometer to a movie theatre!

10. Shell

Posts: 28; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Shows you just how pathetic people are... this is why stupid people shouldn't breed... I hope someone skins their dicks and serve it to them... worthless excuses for human beings taking up precious space and air... the woman should be hit by a big rig so save everyone from being stabbed in the future.

11. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

Typical Boost Mobile customers...lol

25. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Now if we could ask them, "Where you at?" so we can throw them in the slammer!

13. Evelasc0

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

I live and go to those theaters. It's sad that it came from my Community.

23. servo086

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 18, 2010

apparently you don't really have a community.

26. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Google Maps may assist you in finding a better community :)

16. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

I'd frigg'n beat the woman to death if she was loud enough that I could hear her... f!@#$%^ retard, didn't she read the previews that said "Sprint asks you to please silence your cell phone now"?!

18. alux0417

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 07, 2009

What phone was she using? I wonder...

20. ddripp

Posts: 63; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

typical a VZW prepaid customers... lol

21. sad sack unregistered

Time to wait for DVD/Blu-Ray release dates!

22. corps1089

Posts: 492; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

...asked why he repeatedly stabbed the man [who had politely waited until after the movie was over to berate the woman for using her cell during the show], the perpetrator was quoted as saying, " I was checking to see if he was done."

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