Unhinged NYC college professor who cursed out anti-abortion students holds machete to Post reporter’s neck
The unhinged Manhattan college professor who went viral for cursing out anti-abortion students shockingly held a machete to a Post reporter’s neck Tuesday — and made wild threats that she was going to “chop” him up.
Shellyne Rodriguez spewed the menacing remarks when The Post knocked on the door of her Bronx residence Tuesday morning — a day after she made headlines for flipping out on pro-life students at Hunter College.
“Get the f–k away from my door, or I’m gonna chop you up with this machete!” the manic adjunct artwork professor shouted from behind her closed door simply moments after veteran reporter Reuven Fenton recognized himself.
Seconds later, Rodriguez barged out and alarmingly put the blade to the reporter’s neck.
“Get the f–k away from my door! Get the f–k away from my door!” she raged earlier than retreating again into her residence and slamming the door.
The Post reporter and photographer instantly left the residence constructing, however an armed Rodriguez shortly adopted and accosted them exterior.
“If I see you on this block one more f–king time, you’re gonna …,” Rodriguez mentioned, whereas nonetheless wielding the implement.
“Get the f–k off the block! Get the f–k out of here, yo!”
The professor briefly chased The Post’s photographer down the road to his automotive earlier than coming again to kick the reporter within the shins.
She lastly retreated into her constructing simply moments later.
Vince DiMiceli, a spokesman for Hunter College, advised The Post Tuesday afternoon that Rodriguez had been fired.
“Hunter College strongly condemns the unacceptable actions of Shellyne Rodriguez and has taken immediate action,” he mentioned. “Rodriguez has been relieved of her duties at Hunter College effective immediately, and will not be returning to teach at the school.”
The terrifying ordeal unfolded after footage surfaced on-line that confirmed Rodriguez unleashing a profanity-laden assault on anti-abortion students who’d arrange an data desk at Hunter College earlier this month.
“You’re not educating s–t. This is f–king propaganda,” the artwork professor hissed to the students within the May 2 incident. “What are you going to do, like, anti-trans next?”
A male pupil behind the desk was filmed telling her, “I mean, no, we’re talking about abortion” and that he was sorry about “triggering” her students.
Rodriguez fired again, telling the male pupil he couldn’t be sorry “because you can’t even have a f–king baby.”
The video, which was posted to Twitter by Students for Life of America, then confirmed the professor tossing the students’ pamphlets.
It wasn’t instantly clear what unfolded between Rodriguez and the pro-life students earlier than the digicam began rolling.
A rep for Hunter College, a public college that’s a part of town’s CUNY program, beforehand mentioned the varsity is conscious of the caught-on-camera altercation and is “taking this matter very seriously.”
“The provost has opened an investigation into the professor’s actions,” the consultant mentioned.