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A Muslim shopper in a Virginia store was told she shouldn't have been allowed into the US

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A Muslim shopper in a Virginia store was told she shouldn't have been allowed into the US

A woman appears to tell a fellow shopper, "I wish they didn't let you in the country," in a video that is being shared online across multiple platforms.


According to the social media accounts of comedian Jeremy McLellan, his female friend, who he says is Muslim, was in a Trader Joe's in Reston, Virginia on Saturday. In a Facebook post, McLellan says his friend let the woman cut in line ahead of her.

McLellan then says in the post the woman began to "talk bad" about another Muslim woman who was in the store and wearing a niqab (a type of head covering).

McLellan says the woman then asked his friend why she was not wearing something similar. McLellan then says the woman started talking about female genital mutilation.

This led to his friend recording the video below, McLellan says.

McLellan said in his post that his friend wishes to remain anonymous at this time.

(Stephen Pimpo Jr. contributed to this report)

McLellan's video has been liked over 1,000 times. 

McLellan told the story in a series of tweets and a Facebook post.

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