‘Oh no. I am the lion now’: Woman who jumped into lion's den at Bronx Zoo facing shoplifting charges in NJPosted: Updated:
The woman captured on camera jumping into a lion's den at the Bronx Zoo is facing separate charges in New Jersey.
Myah Autry faced a judge Thursday in Kearny for shoplifting charges.
Reporters caught up with Autry outside the courthouse to ask why she climbed into the lion's den, and if she was worried that she could have been injured by the lion.
"Oh no. I am the lion now,” says Autry. “Can't you tell? Have you ever heard of reincarnation? Do your history, young man. You are very handsome. I like your eyes, I like your smile. Do your history, it's called reincarnation. I am the lion now."
Autry still has not been arraigned on trespassing charges for her stunt at the zoo.
She says she will turn herself in on those charges.