Concordia passenger calls captain a coward

NEED TO KNOW
  • Keiko Guest and Justin Evans were on the Costa Concordia
  • They spoke with HLN's Vinnie Politan
  • 'Captain Schettino, you should be ashamed,' says Evans

Justin Evans and Keiko Guest were aboard the Costa Concordia when it ran aground. HLN's Vinnie Politan asked them how they felt when hearing reports that Captain Francesco Schettino had abandoned his passengers and boarded a lifeboat.

"He’s a coward," says Evans. "There were people who were on there that had their children screaming for life and death."

Read more: Concordia captain: I tripped and fell

Vinnie asked Evans to face the camera and deliver a message to the captain. It was a simple, yet powerful one.

“Captain Schettino, you should be ashamed.”

​Click the video above to watch part of Vinnie's interview.

Watch Vinnie Politan on HLN's Prime News live weeknights at 6 p.m. ET and follow @VinniePolitan on Twitter.

 

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