University of Kentucky student Sophia Rosing has yet to apologize to the Black student who she hurled racial slurs and physically attacked in a video that went viral, according to the victim.
Kylah Spring told CBS Mornings that her attacker never apologized.
"It hurts but I'm not surprised," Spring said.
Spring, who was working the front desk at a campus dorm at the time of the attack, explained why she remained calm as Rosing attempted to hit her multiple times and called her the n-word.
"I wanted to make sure I acted appropriately so that I could keep my job because the script could have been flipped at any time if I had retaliated,” the victim said.
Following the incident, university police arrested Rosing on charges of assault, public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and assault of a police officer. Rosing told police she “has lots of money and gets special treatment” and she kicked and bit a police officer during her arrest, according to an arrest citation.
Rosing's lawyer told CBS that she will “apologize at the appropriate time.” She is no longer enrolled at the university and has pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges.
Spring said the support she's received from fellow Kentucky students has been overwhelming.
"Hearing like the rumble of people, young people my age that are just like so fired up behind me and for this cause on campus, it was just like, I started crying, and I got a little, like weak in the knees. It was just like it was such an amazing experience to see so many people supporting,” Spring told CBS.