Girl Dives Into Hudson River, Experiences Immediate Regret

August 17, 2020
Statue of Liberty and Hudson River

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In the before times, I used to cross the Hudson to get to and from work every day, safe and secure in a PATH train. Never once did I think "you know what would be fun? Swimming this distance instead." Because... ew.

Unfortunately, some people need to experience regret to learn that a decision is a bad one, and that's what happened with this girl who dove into the Hudson River for TikTok. See for yourself:

Those green-faced emoji pretty much sum it up. The diver, a 20-year-old from Long Island, predictably said afterwards that the water "tasted bad" and was "gross."  The things people do for views...