This is probably one of the most ridiculous things I’ve heard recently. Asking gays to leave a shopping mall. How will the mall survive? To boot, the shopping center is in the Bay Area, among all places. Isn’t San Francisco one of the world’s gay meccas? Sacrilegious.
Daniel Chesmore (21) and Jose Guzman (24) spent a relaxing Saturday walking around the Westfield Galleria in Roseville. The couple were holding hands and shared a few kisses on the cheek when a security guard approached them. He told them that if they continue to kiss, they will be asked to leave the mall. He informed them that he counted them kissing 25 times. Holy shizz!!! Shouldn’t this rent-a-cop keep an eye out for shoplifters instead of counting the number of times gays show PDA. The guard claimed he would approach anyone for excessive kissing no matter their sexuality. Yeah, RIGHT.
Chesmore and Guzman shared their recording (smart boys for taping it) of their confrontation with FOX40 news. The news station conducted an undercover investigation and spotted numerous straight couples, holding hands and kissing, but none were approached during the time reporters spent in the mall. With their investigation over, the reporter attempted to discuss the situation with Galleria General Manager Eddie Ollmann. Watch the news piece below to see his response.
Personally, I’m not huge on PDA, but this is absolutely insane. I hope this Eddie Ollmann and the security guard are reprimanded. I hope Westfield acknowledges this blatant display of homophobia. Don’t you agree? Sound off below.