When Beauchamp says she was told she could ask one question, Rifkin replies: “Nobody told you that. Either way, I’m saying no.”
Rifkin’s rudeness has made her the center of the story. Business Insider called her smirk near the end of the video “cringe-worthy” and Defamer commented, “Let’s hope this behavior doesn’t continue.”
Reporters can seem like pests sometimes, but they’ve got cameras and recording equipment. If you swat one away, odds are you’ll see or hear a recording of it somewhere online soon after.
Instead, as the song goes, “try a little tenderness.”