‘Egg boy’ to give GoFundMe money to mosque shooting victims

Minnie Murray
March 21, 2019

That was an approving reference to 17-year-old Will Connolly, who became a hero to many in Australia and elsewhere when he smashed an egg into the back of the head of a vehemently anti-Muslim Australian senator.

When asked if it appeared Victoria Police would lay charges against Will, his lawyer Peter Gordon said he had received "no indication" that would happen.

Police confirmed the teen had been interviewed and released on yesterday afternoon, pending further investigation.

Aussie NBA superstar Ben Simmons, exhibit his support to the Egg Boy, Will Connolly, by showing up to play Charlotte with a shiny pair of Nike that had "Egg Boy" scrawled across the side.

"The real cause of bloodshed on New Zealand streets today", Anning claimed in a statement, "is the immigration program which allowed Muslim fanatics to migrate to New Zealand in the first place". Following the mass shootings on Friday, Anning came under sharp criticism over tweets including one that said: "Does anyone still dispute the link between Muslim immigration and violence?"

Senator Anning spoke at a press conference at Moorabin, in Melbourne's south after his comments, when teenager Will Connolly cracked an egg over his head.

A crowdfunding account set up for the teenager has since made over $50,000, which he says will be donated to the families of the victims of the Christchurch atrocity.

"Don't egg politicians. You get tackled by 30 bogans at the same time", he said.

Egg Boy put this post on Twitter, "This was the moment I felt so proud to exist as a human being".

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd dubbed Anning a "racist and a fascist", and encouraged Australians to sign a petition calling for him to be booted out of parliament.

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