There is growing backlash against a San Francisco woman who allegedly called police on an 8-year-old black girl selling water.
The girl had been selling bottled water, which the woman said is illegal to do without a permit.
"She's calling the police on an 8-year-old little girl", Austin can be heard saying on-camera.
Austin says she is not sure if race was a factor for the woman who reported it, but said that woman was filled with hate for calling the police on such a young girl. "The whole world is going to see you", the mother filming the scene says.
The woman on the phone then snaps back: "And illegally selling water without a permit?"More news: Eurogroup reaches agreement on final loan and debt relief for Greece
In an interview with Huffington Post, Ettel said calling the police had no "racial component" to it and that it was about Austin "screaming".
The woman who called 911 in that case was dubbed "bbqbecky" online, in reference to the derisive term "Beckys" for white women. "Please don't make me sound disgusting", she said, adding she has been receiving threats online and also texts with sexually violent messages. "So I said, 'Ok, call the cops.' And she did".
She also said her issue was not with the selling of the water, it was because the girl and her relatives were screaming loudly to advertise their product.
Ettel admits her actions were "stupid" and hopes to keep her reputation intact. She added, "It was literally nonstop". Now, we've found her successor in "Permit Patty".More news: Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager
As we've seen time and time again, weaponizing the police against people of color for something that one personally does not like often results in death.
She is listed as one of the six women being followed for an in-production documentary that says it "follows the journey of six female entrepreneurs", ranging from "multi-generational farmers to visionary entrepreneurs to medicinal marijuana activists".
She shared an update on Instagram a few hours later, thanking her supporters and denouncing the haters, telling them to "kiss [her] and [her] kids' a**es".
"I'm upset she had to go through this", said Austin.More news: What Was Melania Trump Doing at the Border?