Video Shows Cops Shoving Kissing Couple
Proves Vancouver riot moment wasn't staged
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jun 24, 2011 8:17 AM CDT

(Newser) – It certainly wasn’t staged: New video has emerged showing the moments leading up to the now-legendary kiss at the Vancouver riots—and it’s clear that police knocked the couple down, hovered briefly over them, and moved on. The video shows a distraught Alexandra Thomas being comforted by Scott Jones at bottom right. See it for yourself in this pair of clips via the Atlantic Wire, or find out about the couple's new PR team.