Barrett trying to move past slap
WTMJ News Team
Jermont Terry reportsPhoto: Video by tmj4.com
MILWAUKEE- As Milwaukee Mayor Barrett thanked his supporters at the downtown Hilton, one woman decided to show the mayor what she thought about the loss.
A woman walked up to Mayor Barrett, reportedly asked the mayor if she would get arrested if she slapped him -- he said no and then she slapped him.
"She was frustrated. I think she thought people were still voting," said Mayor Barrett, wanting to move on from this. "I understand people are frustrated a lot of emotions on both sides
This slap has become viral. "I haven't been paying much too it so i don't know how much attention it's been getting (laughter)," said Barrett.
Security eventually escorted the woman out of the hotel.
TODAY'S TMJ4 is trying to find the name of that woman. If you know who she is, we ask you to email us.