A video of a rich socialite raging at a family on Saturday afternoon for having a photo shoot on a popular Houston community sidewalk has gone viral.

Inside Edition reports Franci Neely approached the Texas couple in the esplanades of the Broadacres community as they took photos of their 1-year-old for her birthday.

Neely was upset that the parents, Kelyn and Isaiah Allen, had laid out various props along the community’s sidewalk.

Isaiah used his cellphone to record the attack. The video posted on Facebook shows Neely calling  Kelyn “crazy” and repeatedly hitting Isaiah’s phone.

Kelyn wrote on Facebook that the woman passed by several others taking photos and approached her family.

According to Inside Edition, Isaiah said:

“I’m still shocked, I’m still shaking.”

The couple’s daughter can be heard crying in the background. Further, Neely is seen dragging the child’s pink rug or blanket from the sidewalk.

Kelyn told Inside Edition:

“I was very angry and I felt extremely disrespected.”

Despite what the footage shows, Neely has released a statement victimizing herself.

According to Inside Edition, she stated:

“I am very sorry that I got upset on late Saturday afternoon. […] It’s hard to remain composed when confronted by shouted threats of lawsuits and false, inflammatory accusations.”

However, ABC13 reports this may not be Neely’s first temper tantrum over others taking photos in the esplanades.

Mario Montemayor shared some video with ABC13 from the spring of 2018 in which a woman who appears to be Neely is seen cursing at high schoolers for taking prom photos. Among the group was Montemayor’s daughter.

Montemayor said:

“I still feel violated that someone could just come up to you. They didn’t like where you were. It was a free space. It was disturbing. I don’t think she committed a crime, but she was very rude. I’m not asking for an apology, but it’s disturbing we can’t walk in a free space.”

Since these videos have surfaced, ABC13 contacted Houston Public Works to clarify community policy.

The department said:

The esplanades of Broadacres are part of a public city of Houston right-of-way. The Broadacres Homeowners Association cannot block the esplanades from public use. Anyone with concerns about members of the public blocking a public right-of-way are asked to call 311.

Neely is popularly known as the ex-wife of Jim Crane, owner of the Houston Astros baseball team. She reportedly got $30 million following their divorce.

Kelyn wrote on Facebook that she and her husband have filed a police report and will be pressing charges.

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11 Replies to “Texas Socialite Apologizes After Video Shows Her Attacking a Dad for Taking Photos of Child’s First Birthday”

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    That crazy bitch needs to be institutionalized!

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    No wrath like a woman scorned

  • IvanHound 2 years ago

    What an incredibly well behaved dog!

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    Ooooh. They were nice!! I would have slapped the shit out of her after she attacked me. Then sued her ass! Part of that 30mil would be my daughter’s!!

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    I don’t even want to watch the crazy bitch video. Just from the story, sounds like she took white privilege too far haha haha. Stupid bitch, go lock yourself in your mansion and eat your fucking bon bons. I hope that little girls family whose gonna sue you ends up with some of your cold hard unearned cash. You need some humility lady.

  • Anonymous 2 years ago

    I think she should be arrested. That poor family. Just trying to enjoy their daughters 1st birthday.

  • ed price 2 years ago

    Lets get off that white privileged high horse for a second. I have see this kind of asinine behavior across the board. Most of the time it’s the woman wearing the husbands rank or position on their shoulder. Not discounting successful women but most of the women I have met that act like this are not the bread winners. They are gold-diggers that let it go to their head and think they are better.

  • wanda joseph 2 years ago

    Of course she has done this before and knows how to play the victim. She forgot to take her meds.
    If she don’t stop, someone will sue her or tear that a– up. I’ll bet she’ll learned that day.

  • Hulda 2 years ago

    Did she drove away barefooted? Isn’t that illegal?

  • Charlie Perez 2 years ago

    Well the dog had no leach, their is a leach law.plus it’s recored she assaulted the men holding a camera or cell phones, twice she attacks him. Hope they sue her to the max…

  • Thomas Ianello 2 years ago

    Ed Price, what the hell do you think “white privilege” stands for then???

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