A Woman Named 'Malaysia King' Was Arrested For Assaulting Uber Driver In The US

The news of her arrest has since prompted Malaysians on Twitter to 'disown' the 24-year-old.

Cover image via @ DionLimTV (Twitter)

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If you're questioning yourself if read that headline correctly, you did.

According to the San Francisco Police Department, they arrested a 24-year-old woman who was caught on video harassing and assaulting a Uber driver. The woman's name, they said, is Malaysia King.

But this Malaysia King is no royalty, and her behaviour was described as "callous".

The woman intentionally coughed on and cursed at the 32-year-old Uber driver who asked her and two of her friends to wear face masks after he picked up the three passengers on 7 March.

Malaysia King was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with assault with a caustic chemical, assault and battery, conspiracy, and violation of a health and safety code, reported The Daily Beast.

A mugshot of the woman named 'Malaysia King'.

Image via 8 News Now

Here's a video of Malaysia and her friends assaulting the driver:

While the incident happened a few days ago, the news of her arrest has since prompted Malaysians on Twitter to 'disown' the 24-year-old

Malaysia-born comedian and actor Ronny Chieng, who is part of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, took to his Twitter to say, "Malaysia King does not represent the views of Malaysia".

Another local tweeted, "not malaysia" with a sobbing emoji to disapprove of the woman's actions.

Malaysians definitely not claim this Malaysia King:

Image via Twitter

Last week, news about a man becoming million ringgit richer prompted thousands of long-lost "relatives and exes" to come out of hiding to claim links to the young man (all in light-hearted fun, though):

Meanwhile, a man's curiosity landed him in trouble recently: