Charlottesville Rally Organizer Gets Scolded By Father During Livestream

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Thirty-four-year-old white supremacist and organizer of the Charlottesville rally Jason Kessler found out on Tuesday just how annoying it can be to live with your parents. Kessler was livestreaming an interview with Patrick Little when his father decided it was time to give the Unite The Right organizer a scolding.

The Daily News reports that on the film, Kessler’s father barges in mid-interview and yells, “Hey! You get out of my room!”

Little, a Neo-Nazi who ran for a Senate seat in California unsuccessfully, voiced his confusion over the interruption. “You got a drunk roommate there?”

Once Kessler’s father got started, he wasn’t about to stop despite his son’s attempts to brush him off.

“I want this to stop in my room, Jason,” he said. “This is my room.”

Little can be heard chuckling on the recording while Kessler’s father walks off the screen. He immediately follows it up with an anti-Semitic question, making the whole conversation that much more cringeworthy.

“You’re not living with an Orthodox Jew are you?”

Kessler explained to Little that after last year’s violent protest in Charlottesville, Va., he had to move back in with his parents. He immediately proceeds to insult his father for watching television shows that he claims have anti-German propaganda. The source of the propaganda is the History Channel, which Kessler’s father is said to watch on a regular basis.

Little has his own financial woes to bring to the table. The livestream was filmed from his boat, which he has as a back-up place to live in case he’s evicted from his apartment. But because of his recent money struggles, he might have to sell the boat at a loss or rent it out to make ends meet.

Last year, thousands of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists infested Charlottesville for Kessler’s Unite the Right event. The original aim was to protest a confederate statue being removed from a park, but the rally quickly turned to violent chaos. As tensions escalated, a paralegal named Heather Heyer was killed while trying to calm the situation down.

Just last weekend, Unite the Right 2 was held in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville event. This year only an estimated 30 participants showed up. They quickly found themselves outnumbered by hundreds of counter-rally protesters. This time, however, the event passed without descending into violence and loss of life.