IAC PR Director, Justine Sacco Sacked By Employer Over ‘Aids In Africa’ Racist Tweet

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December 22, 2013 – IAC PR Director Justine Sacco Fired By Employer Over ‘Aids In Africa’ Racist Tweet

An American Internet company, Inter Active Corp aka IAC has fired Justine Sacco, their PR director who shared a racist tweet on Twitter yesterday.

In the controversial tweet Justine Sacco said:

“Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!”

Moments after the tweet, her Twitter account was immediately deleted but the deed has been done as the offensive tweet went global.

Ryan Trostle, the spokesperson for IAC who confirmed Justine Sacco’s sack said the company has zero tolerance for racial abuse.

“The offensive comment does not reflect the views and values of IAC. We take this issue very seriously, and we have parted ways with the employee in question.”

“There is no excuse for the hateful statements that have been made and we condemn them unequivocally,”. “We hope, however, that time and action, and the forgiving human spirit, will not result in the wholesale condemnation of an individual who we have otherwise known to be a decent person at core.” – Ryan said

Fellow co-workers have tagged Justine a dumb woman for making the offensive remark in the public.

Justine Sacco is out of job and guess what, her trip to Africa has been cancelled.

19 thoughts on “IAC PR Director, Justine Sacco Sacked By Employer Over ‘Aids In Africa’ Racist Tweet

  1. The hatred in your heart towards black people has rendered you jobless
    Your colleagues are right, you’re the dumbest woman I have ever come across

  2. when i saw the tweet yesterday I was a bit shocked
    How can a whole PR executive make such a comment on Twitter.
    Hope she has learnt her lessons

  3. Most of these people are filled with hatred towards black.
    Who told her AIDS is not prevalent in America. Ode woman

  4. ASS**LE !,I want more information on this b**ch.Who knows if she is a carrier herself and is paying to dump some in Africa.Rot in poverty fool.

  5. She must be ɑ Prostitute, how on Earth can u just say dat without ur interior motive of having sex wt every man dat comes ur way.don’t blame her she no fit hold body lolz.

  6. i dont blame her…with there body always smell of fresh fish …they are many here with fake smiles…and most of African country are in poverty from your old shit colonia master..dont blame them when we are also still spending millions to take them down to Africa..our own govt need to wake up

  7. Justine Sacco is out of job and guess what, her trip
    to Africa has been cancelled. -Naijagist

    Ofcourse she lost her job and would you still expect IAC to still send her on the African trip?…..Naijagist come on!!!

  8. Oh, look how we all hav bound ourselvs in 1 accord, venting our commom displeasure on dis st8ment dat an outsider has made against us! We now seem 2 luv one anoda. It would b one top-notch irony & sheer hypocrisy if by 2moro we start calling ourselvs names again. Gues u knw wat I’m saying.

  9. Awww hahaha poor white girl but u must be stupid and outta ya mind tho first of all yuh shud know that Aids originated from the so called white ppl, I don’t hate white ppl I love them but what I hate is them being so racial to we blacks

  10. white trash..black gold…see as she resemble bonga fish..na dem transmit d thing in d first place.yeye de smell

  11. she made the comment out of joke but she didnt know it was costly joke. that shows that she is really a dumb ass. am sorry for her but work dey for lawma

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