“Soho Karen” Miya Ponsetto arrived again dwelling in California with a drink in hand — and still blaming a black teen for stealing her misplaced iPhone.
The 22-year-old with a historical past of DUI arrests was sipping from a small plastic cup with a lemon on the facet when she received off her flight Sunday from the Large Apple, the place she was hauled to face tried theft and assault expenses for her viral telephone fury.
Amazingly, she still clung to the declare that the 14-year-old son of jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold stole her telephone at a Manhattan resort final month — regardless that it later emerged to have simply been left in an Uber.
As she walked to her automotive, Ponsetto was requested by a Each day Mail videographer, “Why did you suppose that child took your telephone? As a result of he was black?”
“No, as a result of he did,” Ponsetto insisted with a chuckle. She remained mum, nevertheless, when requested if she was racist or had a ingesting drawback.
Her declare contradicts her personal lawyer, who had insisted “she is sorry,” and blamed the assault on Ponsetto being a “scared woman” who “misplaced her thoughts for a sizzling minute.”
Ponsetto was allowed dwelling after being granted supervised launch throughout her first look in New York, the place she was additionally charged with endangering the welfare of a kid and grand larceny in the fourth diploma.
She can also be being probed for allegedly smashing a door at an Airbnb condo with a fireplace extinguisher on the identical day as her meltdown on the Arlo Resort, sources confirmed to The Put up.
Ponsetto has been ordered to steer clear of Harrold and his son and is subsequent due in Manhattan Felony Courtroom on March 29.