CEO fired from publish after video displaying him harassing a teen boy in a promenade costume goes viral
An excellent cool and assured teenage boy from Franklin, Tennessee wore a beautiful crimson costume to promenade and whereas he was taking images outdoors a lodge together with his boyfriend forward of the highschool promenade, a completely grown grownup man got here as much as the child and verbally harassed him for sporting a costume. The good new is that the trash man who bullied the teenager has been fired from his job.
Dalton Stevens regarded incredible in a flowing crimson robe and truthfully this child ought to educate a masterclass in self-love, as a result of as he informed ABC affiliate WKRN about his sartorial decisions, “I very much view clothes as genderless…I was very confident. I knew that I felt beautiful, and I felt great.”
Unfortunately, Sam Johnson, a full-on piece of trash, didn’t see it that manner.
Johnson, who’s the CEO of a telemedicine agency in Tennessee referred to as VisuWell, was fired from his publish on the firm when a TikTok went viral displaying him going out of his method to observe the boys round, saying the coed within the costume regarded like “an idiot.”
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In the video, the grown man follows the boys round with a smug look on his face as the youngsters should preserve operating away from him.
At one level, Stevens says, “I’m sorry, I’m gorgeous,” to which Johnson responds, “Are you?” Other adults are heard within the video politely pleading with Johnson to go away the youngsters alone, and tbh, everybody was being wayyy too rattling well mannered over an grownup actually stalking two teen boys.
“This man starts going on and on, throwing insults at him [like], ‘You look disgusting, you look ridiculous, you look like an idiot, men shouldn’t be wearing this.’ All of this homophobic banter,” Steven’s boyfriend Jacob Geittmann, who filmed a portion of the altercation, informed the outlet.
“Slander terms thrown towards me of like ‘you look bad,’ ‘you’ve got hair on your chest, you shouldn’t be wearing a dress,’ ‘you’re not a man,’ blah, blah, blah,” Stevens additional defined. “The fact that he thought he had the audacity to come tell me what I was supposed to wear, and what I was supposed to do because of his standards.”
VisuWell fired the person from his CEO place on Tuesday, April 29, 2021, simply days after the video went viral, and truthfully, good riddance.
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“VisuWell’s culture emphasizes respect, kindness, and compassion, especially for those from traditionally marginalized communities, and we maintain a zero-tolerance policy for intolerance of any kind,” the corporate stated in a statement. “Mr. Johnson’s actions contradicted the high standards we set for ourselves in promoting the health of those who use our platform.”
In an interview with right-wing paper Newsmax (by way of People), the person claims he was not following or stalking the boys however that he was simply attempting to get into the restaurant close to the place they have been standing, as a result of apparently “going to a restaurant” seems to be a complete lot like slowly hovering round two teenagers whereas creepily smirking on the one sporting a costume.
“You can have your thoughts and opinions, [but] keep them to yourself,” the teenager’s boyfriend added to WKRN. “You don’t need to go up to a teenager, in public, on their prom night, and publicly shame and harass them for what they decided to wear.”