Who is Emma Lee as video of Taste of Heaven Espresso barista breaking customer’s windshield with hammer goes viral on Instagram

Who is Emma Lee as video of Taste of Heaven Espresso barista breaking customer’s windshield with hammer goes viral on Instagram

The video of barista Emma Lee has gone viral

A 23-year-old barista who operates “Taste of Heaven Espresso” in South Seattle is making headlines after a video of her hammering customer’s car went viral.

For the unversed, Emma Lee, a bikini barista has created storm online after a video of her surfaced depicting her involve in a heated argument with a male customer.

Who is Emma Lee as video of Taste of Heaven Espresso barista breaking customer’s windshield with hammer goes viral on Instagram and Twitter/X

The alleged incident took place on June 11, when a male customer threw a drink at Emma Lee. As per reports, the customer was upset over water and coffee pricing.

In response to the assault, the young barista struck customer’s car windshield with a hammer claiming self-defense. The whole incident was captured on CCTV cameras.

Now, a video of the incident has gone viral across social media showing customer throwing drink at Lee and her retaliation to the situation. Many social media users are criticizing the male customer’ behavior.

Social Media User’s Reaction

One such user took to X and wrote, “The price is steep, but the price is the price. If he didn’t like the price, he could have gone somewhere else.” Another added, “I think the J*rk deserved it!!”

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A third one quipped, “I’m sorry but that’s awesome!! Instant karma!!” A fourth one penned, “He was just looking to cause trouble.”

 

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After the incident went viral on social media, Lee came forward as she revealed she knew the man. She emphasized that the man had previously been aggressive but has never resorted to physical violence.

What Did Emma Lee Reveal?

Moreover, she revealed that the customer had ordered a 32-ounce coffee and a 24-ounce water, totaling about $22, but he refused to pay the full amount calling it expensive.

After the incident, the police were called in and an investigation in the case has began. Earlier, in a statement, Lee revealed that she is ready to face any legal consequences as she emphasized her right to defend herself.

About Emma Lee

For the curious, 23 year old Lee hails from a small town in Oregon. She moved to Seattle approximately 2 years ago to pursue studies in graphic design.

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She has been working at the coffee stand for about a year, gaining a reputation for her friendly demeanor and excellent customer service.

Despite the unique dress code, she appreciates the job’s flexibility and supportive environment.

Lee’s family and friends describe her as kind-hearted and resilient. They were shocked by the incident but stand by her, highlighting her usual calmness under pressure and attributing her actions to the stress of dealing with an aggressive customer.

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