Half-clothed ‘Crackhead Barney’ harasses Quentin Tarantino at NYC restaurant, calls him ‘Zionist piece of s–t’: wild video

Crackhead Barney and Quentin Tarantino
Internet personality Crackhead Barney confronted director Quentin Tarantino at a restaurant.

Anti-Israel activist and profane performance artist “Crackhead Barney” harassed director Quentin Tarantino as a “Zionist piece of s–t” while he was eating a New York City restaurant, video of the incident shows.

Barney, clad in a bikini top and a yellow plaid skirt, marched up the stairs into Che Li restaurant on St. Marks Place, where Tarantino appeared to be sitting and enjoying a meal alone, according to a clip posted on her Instagram account on Saturday.

“Quentin Tarantino!,” she is seen yelling at the director. “Why are you a Zionist piece of s–t?”

He smirks and folds his arms, the video shows.

“Going to Israel?” she presses him, as workers push her from the eatery.

Crackhead Barney confronted Tarantino in New York City. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Crackhead Barney confronted Tarantino in New York City. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Barney called him a “Zionist piece of shit” as he was eating, crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Barney called him a “Zionist piece of shit” as he was eating, crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram

The video cuts to Tarantino walking down the stairs to leave where he’s met with a rowdy crowd yelling at him on the sidewalk.

Barney repeatedly tells Tarantino — whose movies famous for profligate use of the n-word — to say the epithet as her breast comes out of her zany top.

“Watch out guys,” Tarantino says calmly as he tries to shuffle his way through the crowd of Barney’s fellow protesters to a limo that was waiting for him in the street. His driver can be seen putting his arm around him and leading him to the backseat.

“Free Palestine!” Barney yells.

Tarantino was eating by himself when the mob stormed the restaurant. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Tarantino was eating by himself when the mob stormed the restaurant. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Tarantino is married to Israeli singer Daniella Pick and the two live in Tel Aviv. FilmMagic
Tarantino is married to Israeli singer Daniella Pick and the two live in Tel Aviv. FilmMagic

Barney and some friends then placed their feet on the car window, yelling “toes,” repeatedly before he drove off.

One man chases the car down the street screaming “Tarantino!”

The Post has reached out to the restaurant for comment.

The “Reservoir Dogs” director, 61, is married to Israeli singer Daniella Pick — daughter of iconic Israeli pop musician Svika Pick — and lives in Tel Aviv with his wife and their two children.

“I love the country, and the people are really nice, very nice to me, and they seem excited that I’m here,” he told Bill Maher in 2021. He compared Tel Aviv to a smaller version of LA.

“I wouldn’t make a movie about the political climate [in Israel],” he added.

The director also received an honorary doctorate from Jerusalem’s prestigious Hebrew University to honor his career and new life in the Jewish nation.

A week after Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel left some 1,200 Israelis dead, Tarantino visited a military base in southern Israel and met with Israeli Defense Force troops, taking selfies and raising morale.

Stand With Us, a nonprofit organization that fights antisemitism, highlighted Tarantino’s trip on social media.

Barney and others put their feet on the director’s car as he left. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Barney and others put their feet on the director’s car as he left. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Tarantino’s driver helped him get through the crowd. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram
Tarantino’s driver helped him get through the crowd. crackheadbarneyandfriends /Instragram

“Legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino showed his solidarity with the Israeli people by making a surprise visit to southern Israel, which has been completely devastated by Hamas’ ongoing terror war,” the organization said at the time.

Tarantino couldn’t be reached for comment.

Barney made headlines this year for harassing actor Alec Baldwin with a pro-Palestinian tirade in an NYC coffee shop and has been up to similar hijinks across the country for more than a decade.

The New York-based content creator’s real name and age are unknown.

Since conflict erupted in Gaza, Barney has been antagonizing Israel supporters at rallies — going so far as to taunt Jewish demonstrators that the hostages held by Hamas are as good as dead.

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