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L'Oreal sacks first transgender model Munroe Bergdorf

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L'Oreal has sacked its first transgender model after claims she posted racist comments online.
Munroe Bergdorf reportedly wrote "all white people" are racist in a Facebook post.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/41127404/loreal-sacks-first-transgender-model-munroe-bergdorf

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Good riddance.

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iank wrote:Good riddance.

Actually I disagree in this instance. She is a total prick and a racist, however I don't think she should be fired. Its not like she was inciting violence or anything. She is entitled to her opinion. Sorry I can't agree with this. Her being fired is a threat to free speech as much as when feminists get people like Tim Hunt fired.

Opinions should not get anyone fired.

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But they do. It's wrong, but until it stops for the other side, I'm all for equality. Big Grin

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Free speech has repercussions - how do people not get that?

She has since said that she is surprised her views are considered extreme, really? I think she is being disingenuous, though, I don't follow the logic that says once you get a high profile job associated with equality that you should then make several public posts calling 87% of the population racist.

She put L'Oreal between a rock and a hard place. They will get shit either way now. However, I do approve of their actions. It needs to be made clear that respect works both ways.

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Chat shit, get sacked.


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