People Are Trolling the S**t Out of Ben Carson for Getting Stuck in a Low Income Housing Elevator

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 12:  U.S. Housing and Urban Development  Secretary Ben Carson visits Colllins Park apartment complex on April 12, 2017 in Miami, Florida.  Secretary Carson is on a national listening tour to hear from the people and organizations who rely on and support public housing. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

People Are Trolling the S**t Out of Ben Carson for Getting Stuck in a Low Income Housing Elevator

"If he knew anything about public housing he would have taken the stairs in the first place."

Published April 12, 2017

Ben Carson may forever think twice about riding in elevators after a malfunction caused the Housing and Urban Development Secretary to get stuck. While touring an affordable housing complex in Miami neighborhood with former Miami Heat and NBA star Alonzo Mourning, Carson was trapped in the building's elevator for 20 minutes.

  1. Miami firefighters relentlessly worked to rescue Carson from the elevator
  2. Meanwhile, Alonzo Mourning waited and watched the emergency situation
  3. After 20 minutes, Carson was freed from the metal entrapment
  4. The incident quickly turned into a hilarious twitter trend
  5. Carson was hysterically roasted and tirelessly trolled for his elevator snafu
  6. When Carson gets stuck in a public housing elevator, the jokes write themselves

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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