Owner of a bar in Pittsburghh, known for their wild pool parties, have closed their venue until further notice after a video of a guest’s careless behavior went viral.
A clip that goes viral social media in recent days showed a woman inserting a bottle into her vagina in front of a crowd of shocked onlookers at the Foxtail/Skybar club. It is not clear exactly when the incident took place. But on Tuesday, the venue’s management posted a statement on their website and Instagram account that the party was over for the foreseeable future.
“The safety and health of our guests and staff is our number one priority,” the statement read. “After careful consideration, the owner of Foxtail/Skybar has decided to suspend operations at the venue until further notice. The South Side night economy business operating environment has deteriorated to the point of instability and resulting in a problematic customer base. “
The statement added that the bar will “look forward to returning to the community when a solution to the problems plaguing our neighborhood is successfully implemented.” The venue did not mention the viral video in their statement about the closure.
But Local Justice Eugene Ricciardi addressed the lewd clip directly with local media reporting about the bar’s closure. “It was an embarrassment. That video went viral across the US,” Ricciardi said WPXI. “We have people in Florida watched that video. What does that say about us?”
He added that he spoke to the bar owner directly, saying it would be “closed until we can get things under control. I asked him and he agreed to drain the tank.” swimming on the 3rd floor”.
Ricciardi even went so far as to call for the South Side of Pittsburgh to be declared a state of emergency because of increased crime in the area.
At a community meeting last month, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey assures South Side residents and business owners he is committed to public safety, but warns that the neighborhood’s problems are entrenched and cannot be solved with fixes instant error. “This is 20 years in the making,” Gainey said of the crime wave in the area at the meeting, WESA report. “This is not going to be something that will be resolved tomorrow.”