The person was then removed from the convention according to a CNN official.
Former MSNBC new anchor, David Shuster, broke the story on Twitter
GOP attendee ejected for throwing nuts at African American CNN camera woman + saying “This is how we feed animals.”
— David Shuster (@DavidShuster) August 29, 2012
A statement from CNN said: “CNN can confirm there was an incident directed at an employee inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum earlier this afternoon. CNN worked with convention officials to address this matter and will have no further comment.”