Friday, June 17, 2011

The Mysterious Kissing Couple- Revealed

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011

I knew that there was more to this story, I saw some negative comments, but I remember seeing something in the early footage where it looked where a girl looked hurt.

Now we find out that it was a beautiful moment, that she had been hurt and her boyfriend was trying to comfort her. It's a fabulous shot, considering the irony of it all.

Famous Kissing Couple-

Riot police walk the street as a couple kiss on June 15, 2011 in Vancouver, as the city broke out in riots, following the Vancouver Canucks loss in game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals.

Photograph by: Richard Lam, Getty Images

"Brett Jones, from Perth, Australia, told CTV News Channel on Friday that his son, Scott, was simply trying to comfort his girlfriend after she was knocked down by police. Jones said it was a private moment between his son and his girlfriend, Alexander Thomas, who suffered a few bruises from the incident."

You can hear how scary it really was down there, by watching this video Raw video from traumatized student photographer, Emily Nicole Edgar, trapped on the roof of a parkade on Seymour, between Georgia and Robson. The mysterious "kissing couple" is shown in the footage during the Vancouver Stanley Cup riot.

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