Pennsylvania’s second lady said she was left shaking and in tears after being berated by a racist customer at a supermarket this weekend.
Gisele Barreto Fetterman, who is the wife of Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D), was waiting in the checkout line of an Aldi’s near Braddock, Pennsylvania, on Sunday evening when she says a woman confronted her and began hurling bigoted epithets in her direction.
“She said, ‘There’s that N-word that Fetterman married. You don’t belong here,’” Fetterman told The Washington Post in an interview published Monday. “I was just kind of frozen in that moment. I was shaking. I was so nervous.”
A Brazilian native and former undocumented immigrant who became a U.S. citizen 11 years ago, Fetterman said the verbal assault continued after she…