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Berkeley Police Fight Fake News Regarding Stabbing At Shapiro Protest

A rumored story that was being perpetuated last week by Kyle "Based Stickman" Chapman regarding a Ben Shapiro supporter getting stabbed in the neck by "Antifa terrorists," and which was subsequently spread around by the likes of Milo Yiannopoulos and other right-wing sources, has been roundly denied by Berkeley police, and does appear, pretty definitively, to be fake news. Whether or not injured protester Celeste Paradise fell off of a light pole base that she had climbed on to or was pushed appears to be a point of contention, however Paradise only suffered a minor concussion and bloody lip, and no stabbing occurred, despite the proliferation of a hashtag "#prayforher" and allegations of a coverup, as NBC Bay Area reports .

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