What happened? According to security camera footage, Boebert began vaping in the theater shortly after the performance began. She was asked to stop by theater staff, but she continued. Boebert also began filming the performance on her phone, and she and her companion were seen talking loudly and singing along to the songs. At one point, Boebert stood up and began dancing in the aisle. She also reached over and grabbed a man's buttocks. The man was not her companion, and he appeared to be startled and uncomfortable.
Timeline of events – September 10, 2023: Lauren Boebert is escorted out of a performance of the Beetlejuice musical at the Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado. – September 11, 2023: Boebert issues an apology for her behavior. – September 12, 2023: Security camera footage of the incident is released to the public. – September 13, 2023: Boebert faces widespread criticism for her behavior. – September 14, 2023: Boebert's supporters defend her, saying that she was simply being herself. – September 15, 2023: Boebert is facing calls to resign from Congress.