06.23.2018

Netflix executive fired over repeated use of racial slur in front of colleagues

Netflix executive fired over repeated use of racial slur in front of colleagues Photo: Marco Ugarte, AP

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company’s top spokesman over use of the N-word.

The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy.

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