A CEO was kicked out of a restaurant in California for throwing racial insults at an Asian family on July 4.
Michael Lofthouse, the CEO and founder of Solid8, also shouted ‘Trump is going to f*** you!’ He was caught on camera hurling racist insults at Jordan Chan and her family while they were at Bernardus Lodge and Spa’s Lucia restaurant to celebrate a birthday.
The video shows the Silicon Valley CEO yelling racist abuse at the family from the opposite table, calling them ‘f****** Asian piece of s***’ before a restaurant staff intervenes and tells him to leave.
The shocking clip was shared on social media and quickly went viral after singer Kelly Clarkson reshared it.
The video starts after the CEO has already started on his unprovoked attack with the diner filming him and telling him to repeat what he had said.
“Oh, now you’re shy,” the person filming said. “Say it one more time.”
“Trump’s going to f*** you!” the CEO shouts as he stands up to leave the restaurant. A restaurant worker can be heard telling the man “to leave now.”
“Get out of here,” the waitress says. “You are not allowed here. You do not talk to our guests like that.”
The CEO continues to verbally attack the family. “You f****** Asian piece of s***,” he yells before looking at the restaurant worker and says, “Who are these f***ers?”
The waitress then replies, “They are our valued guests.”
“Are they? They are valued guests in America?” Lofthouse responds. The worker tells him to “get out” and says, “You are not allowed here ever again.”
The CEO used an apology and told Daily Mail: “My behavior in the video is appalling. This was clearly a moment where I lost control and made incredibly hurtful and divisive comments.
“I would like to deeply apologize to the Chan family. I can only imagine the stress and pain they feel. I was taught to respect people of all races, and I will take the time to reflect on my actions and work to better understand the inequality that so many of those around me face every day.”
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