Video of a dispute at a Burger King that shows a black female employee going on a racist tirade went viral and ultimately led to the worker being fired. When a Hispanic couple attempted to get a refund on their order after spotting a hygiene issue, the employee, who assumed the couple was white, began openly shaming them.
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The incident took place in the drive-thru a Burger King in North Miami on October 3, according to a report by the Daily Mail, and was recorded with a smartphone.
After the couple requested a refund, claiming that the manager touched her phone as she was handling their food, the employee began shouting at the pair.
“F*** you, you white piece of s***,” said the employee. “How about that? F*** you.”
The woman in the vehicle replied, “We’re not even white. We’re Hispanic. Get it right.” Then, another Burger King employee walks up next to the angry worker and shuts the drive-thru window.
However, the angry employee pulls the window back open and calls the female in the car a “fat b****” and a “f***ing wh***.”
The woman fires back an insult of her own, saying, “I don’t care… at least I’m not working at Burger King.”
The employee, obviously infuriated, responds, “I don’t care. B****, I have two parents. I go to school. This job, the money I make, is to blow up, so it don’t matter.”
The male customer chimes in, informing the employee that their refund request has nothing to do with her. “It has nothing to do with you,” he says. “I don’t even know why you’re getting upset.”
The second worker at the window remains largely uninvolved during the incident, though does agree to the refund request.
At one point, the angry worker encourages the couple to post the video on social media, assuming nothing would come of it.
“Are you threatening to kill me?” asks the female customer. “Did you hear me say that?” the employee replies before the video ends.
“The actions of this team member do not reflect the values of the Burger King brand,” a Burger King spokesperson said in response to the incident. “We have a zero tolerance policy for this type of behavior, and the individual is no longer with the company.”
Source: The Tribunist