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After SUV Attack, the Internet Thinks All Hollywood Stuntz Motorcycle Gang Members Are "Pussy" "Terrorists" Who Deserve to Die

A still from the Hollywood Stuntz Times Square block party video
A still from the Hollywood Stuntz Times Square block party video
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Update, 10:15 a.m.: More information has emerged on a Brooklyn man alleged to be the founder of Hollywood Stuntz. Jump to the last page for that, and another video of a possible Stuntz ride.

Earlier this week, a disturbing video began circulating of a brutal incident between a man named Alexian Lien and multiple members of a motorcycle crew called the Hollywood Stuntz. As far as we can tell, the chain of events looks something like this: Lien, with his wife and two-year-old daughter, was driving in a black Range Rover behind a massive group of riders on the West Side Highway, when one of them, Christopher Cruz, stopped short in front of him. Lien hit the back of Cruz's bike. Cruz and several other riders got off their bikes and started to approach his car. Lien accelerated and drove away, running over another rider, Edwin "Jay" Mieses. Several more riders followed Lien to Washington Heights, where police say he was pulled from the car and beaten, sustaining two black eyes and needing stitches to his face and chest. His wife and child escaped unharmed. Mieses' family says he is now paralyzed from the waist down.

Meanwhile, the Internet has discovered more YouTube videos of the Hollywood Stuntz's other rides, most of them pretty tame compared to Monday's violent melee. In the past 24 hours, the number of views have skyrocketed. Public sympathy isn't on their side: Many of the comments on the videos call the riders "terrorists," use a variety of racial and homophobic slurs, and suggest they should be raped in prison until they die.

The video getting the most views is the one you see above, from the Hollywood Stuntz 2012 "Block party" ride in Times Square. The video was uploaded on August 24 of last year, and until this week, it had only been looked at a handful of times. Then the attack happened, and now the number of views looks like this:

After SUV Attack, the Internet Thinks All Hollywood Stuntz Motorcycle Gang Members Are "Pussy" "Terrorists" Who Deserve to Die

Almost all of the comments refer to the West Side Highway attack. "These people are all terrorists," writes one viewer. Referring to Mieses, he adds, " He is the douchebag that got ran over and put in a wheelchair thank God for justice."

"FAGGOTS," writes another guy. "Beating a father in front of his wife and child? FUCK ALL YOU FAGGOTS."

 

It looks like the Hollywood Stuntz have been around for quite awhile; the video above shows a group of them in 2008, riding around in either Queens or the Bronx. YouTube viewers have traveled back in time to offer their views on that one too.

"pussy ass nigger and beaner motorcycle faggots," one offers. "always scared to ride alone."

Here's another from the same ride:

 

Although many of the Hollywood Stuntz members appear to be black, a video of a block party from this time last year shows they also have some white members. The YouTube hive mind has plenty of thoughts on that too: "i thought hollywood cuntz party was only spooks and beaners.,...white trash too? no surprise really! word!!!"

 

Here's another from the same block party. Some of the riders don't ride two-wheeled bikes, but instead show up in Campagna T-Rex 14R three-wheelers. According to several automotive sites, the price tag for those starts at around $50,000.

Unsurprisingly, the videos are being taken down almost as fast as we can embed them, including footage of a Halloween ride from 2010.

In court yesterday, Christopher Cruz was charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving, endangering the welfare of a child, menacing, and unlawful imprisonment for his role in the attack on Lien, allegations his attorney told CBS he denies. Another rider, Allen Edwards, turned himself in to police, but was not charged.

The Stuntz do have some supporters, though. A Facebook page set up in for injured rider Jay Mieses, Justice for Jay Meezee, has nearly 20,000 likes.

 

Earlier this morning, Metro New York noted that a now-deleted Hollywood Stuntz website was registered by Jamie Lao of Ozone Park, through a company called Joker Web Hosting. Cached versions of the page lead to a still-active, albeit private Myspace profile belonging to Lao, as well as a Hollywood Stuntz Twitter, which has been set to private as well. A Facebook page has been deleted.

On the Hollywood Stuntz page, the author doesn't identify himself as Lao, but says he goes by "Hollywood," and says he's a Puerto Rican freestyle motorcycle rider from Brooklyn. His bio, which appears to have been written in 2009 or 2010, also reads, in part:

People know me most for putting together one of the sickest street rides in the U.S, with people from all over the U.S and even as far as Japan making the trip to N.Y. The ride is called "Hollywood's Block Party" clips of this ride can be found all over youtube. I am working on making this ride bigger and better every year, so far its working. I will continue to do Stunt shows, Music Videos, and my street rides for as long as I can.

The video above is a related crew of riders, this time going by the name Block Starz. It's listed on the Hollywood Stuntz page as one of their rides. The Block Starz logo is nearly identical to that on the Hollywood Stuntz page, and the video also showcases a logo for Skunk Clothing, which the Hollywood Stuntz page author lists as one of his sponsors.

One of the riders in that video, it's worth noting, is wearing a conical Asian hat and a super-creepy mask. Here's a screenshot, for your nightmares. It's around the 50-second mark.

After SUV Attack, the Internet Thinks All Hollywood Stuntz Motorcycle Gang Members Are "Pussy" "Terrorists" Who Deserve to Die

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