09/29/2011 10:03 am ET | Updated Dec 10, 2012

'Black Friday Psycho' Mariah Pyatskowit Sentenced For Profanity-Laced Shopping Rant (VIDEO)

WARNING: The video below contains vulgar language and may not be suitable for some viewers.

Mariah Pyatskowit, a Wisconsin student and mother of two who once tried out for Playboy magazine, recently had her day in court for a profanity-laced shopping rant that went viral online last year.

Pyatskowit, 23, of Appleton, Wis., was convicted Monday of disorderly conduct and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service, according to her attorney, Brad Priebe.

On Nov. 26, 2010, Pyatskowit was shopping at a Menards store in Grand Chute when she decided to cut in line, much to the chagrin of her fellow Black Friday shoppers. When those around her protested, she pushed a stack of merchandise off a cart and went into an angry tirade. Store employees had to subdue Pyatskowit and escort her out of the shopping center.

Pyatskowit's meltdown was captured on a shopper's mobile phone and uploaded to YouTube by a user identified only as "younggurl433." The bizarre, Jerry Springer-style video was titled "Black Friday Psycho."


The description of the video reads, in part:

"We said we were going to record her and put her on YouTube to show everyone how crazy she was, hoping to deflate her anger, but as soon as i hit record she became crazed and violent ... They restrained her and removed her from the store [and] everyone started laughing and cheering. Then the vultures swooped in and took all of her items and her trolley cart."

It was not until after authorities saw the YouTube video that they decided to charge Pyatskowit.

"I think that people are unfortunately judged on the worst 10 minutes of their life," Priebe told The Huffington Post. "That is all anybody seems to know about them and they make snap judgments about who they are and what kind of person they are that are not necessarily justified."

Pyatskowit did not immediately respond to a request for comment. She has kept a relatively low profile since the incident, but in April she did show up in Chicago for a Playboy casting call. According to, she said she has wanted to appear in the magazine since she was younger.

"You only live once and I'm not going to have this body forever so I gotta take advantage of it now," Pyatskowit said, according to Metromix.

Asked why she wanted to be in the magazine, she replied: "Because I'm an exhibitionist. I love Playboy. I love my body and I love to show it off."

No word yet on whether Playboy is still considering Pyatskowit for the magazine. Her record, however, shouldn't be an issue.

According to Outagamie County Judge Dee Dyer, the disorderly conduct conviction will be expunged from Pyatskowit's record if she successfully fulfills the terms of her probation.

Dyer also said the incident should serve as an example of why good behavior is vital in a society that is devoid of privacy, the Post-Crescent reported.

"This is the day we live in now," the judge said, according to the newspaper. "In the electronic age, everything you do once you leave your doorstep can be reviewed."



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