A Michigan man did not impress a judge when he signed into to a virtual hearing using the screen name Buttfucker 3000.
In a courtroom video posted to YouTube Tuesday, St. Joseph District Court Judge Jeffrey Middleton presided over a Zoom conference that included eight people with matters before the court.
“Then we’ll bring this fool in,” the judge said, as the foul name briefly appears on a blank screen before a man appears in that box.
“Good morning sir, what’s your name?” Middleton asks.
Once “Buttfucker 3000″ realizes the judge is speaking to him, that man identifies himself as Nathaniel Saxton.
“Your name is not Buttfucker 3000, you yo-ho, logging into my court with that as your screen name?” the insulted adjudicator said.
One woman in the virtual courtroom puts her hand over her mouth as the awkward inquisition continues.
“What kind of idiot logs into court like that?” the judge asked. “What’s your name again?”
Saxton appears startled as he scrambles to defuse the tense situation.
“Nathaniel Saxton sir, but I don’t believe that I typed anything like that in,” Saxton said.
Middleton, Michigan’s district 3 court chief judge, oversees a court that’s jurisdiction includes criminal, traffic, probation and civil cases.
“Well, that’s what it says,” the judge replied.
Saxton offered the court an apology, which Middleton acknowledged with a “Yeah, you should,” but extended no forgiveness.
“I’m going to put you in the waiting room, you can sit in limbo for a while and think about what you call yourself on line,” the judge said, before moving onto the next case.
An observer can be heard laughing on the YouTube video after Middleton sentences Saxton to a timeout.
Middleton’s sharp tongue and heavy gavel made headlines last month when he name dropped rapper Bhad Bhabie in his courtroom while questioning a defendant who’d allegedly been involved in a fight.
“Is that your role model?” the judge asked the defendant.
Bhad Bhabie got wind of the exchange and tweeted about it.
“Judge mullet here needs to keep my name out his mouth,” the rapper wrote on Instagram.
She also offered to pay the defendants “fines” after seeing the video.
[via New York Daily News]