Aniah Ferguson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
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Aniah Ferguson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 16-year-old mom with a history of violence has been charged in the brutal beat-down at a Brooklyn McDonald’s that became a viral video. The March 9 brawl involved six teenage girls beating on one female victim. Police say Aniah Ferguson was the ringleader.

Here’s what you need to know:


1. Her Mother Isn’t Defending Her

Speaking to the Daily News, Ferguson’s mother said, “I’m [Aniah’s] mother and I’m not defending her. I didn’t raise her like this. I don’t know why she did it.” Ferguson has been charged with gang assault and robbery. The teen is accused of stealing the purse of her victim, Ariana Taylor. You can watch a video of the brawl above.


2. Ferguson Has Been Previously Charged With Punching Her Grandmother & Stabbing Her Brother

News 12 Brooklyn reports that despite being just 16, Ferguson has a lengthy criminal record. In September 2014, she was charged with resisting arrest after being apprehended for punching a 20-year-old woman. A month later, she was charged with assaulting her grandmother. Most recently, in February 2015, Ferguson was accused of stabbing her brother in the arm inside her family’s home in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn. CBS New York reports Aniah has been arrested six times since September.


3. Ferguson Has a 1-Year-Old Baby

Aniah Ferguson Facebook

Aniah Ferguson pictured on her Facebook page.

Aniah is the mother of a 1-year-old child. A neighbor told the Daily News that in January 2015 she saw Ferguson’s grandmother running from their home screaming, “She’s going to burn the house down.” The New York Post adds that her grandmother has a protection order against Ferguson. That neighbor commented that Ferguson “is a sick child — and she really, really needs help.” In court, prosecutors said that Aniah is a gang member. CBS New York reports that she’s being held in court on a bond of $500,000.


4. A ‘Sopranos’ Actor Said Ferguson Should Be ‘Put Down’

Actor Vincent Curatola pictured with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at James Gandolfini's funeral in 2013. (Getty)

Actor Vincent Curatola pictured with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at James Gandolfini’s funeral in 2013. (Getty)

The Sopranos star Vincent Curatola, who played Johnny Sack on the hit show, tweeted that Ferguson should be “put down, like a rabid animal.” The star added, “Where is Sharpton on this…huh?..” A few hours previously Curatola took another shot at Sharpton, writing, “Sharpton wants people to change…But not HIS people…” Prior to that, Curatola commented on the anniversary of the march on Selma by saying it was “in the past.” On March 12, Sharpton dedicated a segment to the brawl on his MSNBC show.


5. Ariana Taylor, Her Victim, Has Been Bragging About Her Fame on Facebook

Ariana Taylor Facebook

Ariana Taylor pictured on her Facebook page.

On her Facebook page, Ferguson’s alleged victim, Ariana Taylor, has been bragging about her fame and status. On March 12, she wrote on her page, “Everyone Like Im Famous Now.” She’s a ninth-grader at Brooklyn’s Erasmus high, close to the McDonald’s where the brawl broke out. Taylor also took aim at reports that she had two black eyes following the attack, saying, “WHAT TWO BLACK EYES.” She went on to call a newspaper a “LIER.” Taylor is not co-operating with the investigation and has not filed a complaint.

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61 Comments

madmom

I agreed with heidi.. ..put that animal to sleep like a bad dog!!!! Or charging her with attempted of murder.

heidi

I AGREE WITH THE SOPRANOS ACTOR – ‘PUT THIS ANIMAL DOWN’ — IF A PIT BULL ACTED LIKE THAT — HE.S BE GONE….
ALREADY A MOTHER AT 17?– NICE…. I bet her mother is 27 ……
she deserves nothing but prison life — …”no mickey d’s for yo ass” …..
and shame on the adults – who stood there and watched-
IMAGINE THAT WAS YOUR KID ?
animals beating animals –

houndclegane

the lack of care from the audience was the most sickening. they were literally just cheering and enjoying a show.

‘worlddddddd starrrrrrrrrrrrr’

damn animals

Anonymous

I feel so embarrassed, she went to my school last year and she assaulted 3 teachers and slaped one of them

Anonymous

She’s a human being and there is true justice not system justice and that matter branches out into other issues. Simply agreeing with others feelings doesn’t entail validating them as donned truth.

Goodra is fe,m,ale

If G.oodra could be male, Would you be able to see her as such? I mean she literally stays the same way as she already is. No g.ender differences, no nothing. Just she is able to be male. I wouldn’t think so as GC G.oodra are extremely hard to find, and they’re just G.oodra who identify themselves as a male. What if those were to actually become “male” G.oodra for real? Would it increase the usage of “males” or would it be pointless and stay the way it already is where every G.oodra is predominantly fe.m.ale?

As for my opinion on this, the answer is “No”.

G.oodra in my eyes is extremely fe.minine. More fe.minine than Gardevoir and that’s saying something. I can somehow see all the other femmons as a male, but not G.oodra.

This is more fe -m-in-ine than hum- an fe-m -a-les.. I’m dead fucking serious. Even a kawaii 2D animu Japanese girl with giant tata’s couldn’t possibly be more fe-m-i n-ine than an angry G-o .o d ra like the above pic.

Anonymous

Lucky the police got her I was going to beat her ass myself I want dat botch to stAy away from my son n besides her mouth is 2 f ucking much

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