Giuliani Uploads Video Showing Him Doing Racist Chinese Impression

on May 30, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Rudy Giuliani (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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October 15, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, uploaded a video that included footage of him doing a racist imitation of a Chinese person on Wednesday.

The video, which had been posted on Giuliani’s YouTube channel before it was deleted, was extended footage of Giuliani’s interview with former White House press secretary Sean Spicer earlier this week.

In it, Giuliani tells his assistant, Jayne Zirkle, that she’s “going to be the most famous model in China,” then speaks with a mock Chinese accent.

“Ah, get me Jayne Zirkle. Jayne Zirkle,” he says.

The bit goes on for a while, with Giuliani using the accent again after asking “What would you like for dinner?”

“Jayne Zirkle. Jayne Zirkle. Jayne Zirkle. Jayne Zirkle,” the attorney repeats over and over while bowing back and forth.

The Daily Beast first reported the video, which has since been removed.

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