A group of Asian dancers in New York City was filming a K-pop cover video in Times Square when an unidentified male was caught on camera sexually harassing one of its members.
An uninvited appearance : Yingqi, a member of 404 Dance Crew, was filming a dance cover of “Next Level” by aespa for the group’s YouTube channel on the evening of May 25.
- In a video posted to Yingqi’s Instagram account, a male observer can be seen watching the girls from the sidelines before approaching them as they are filming.
- He then seemingly thrusts his pelvis at the Chinese dancer, who was unaware of his presence as she moved backwards.
- She shared that she was “horrified” following the incident.
- Instagram account @whatisnewyork reposted the video with the caption “TikToking in Times Square #whatisnewyork“
- Yingqi can be seen stumbling as the man pushes into her from behind before walking away.