The man filmed three minutes of verbal abuse hurled at a 7-Eleven employee who had closed the store for cleaning.
A would-be 7-Eleven customer in Queensland has filmed his own tirade against an employee who temporarily closed the 24 hour convenience store for cleaning.
In the footage – posted online but then deleted – the man yells at an employee cleaning the store inside.
“I’m on my way home, and I cannot go to 7-Eleven, a 24-hour convenience store, because an Indian guy is occupying it,” he said in the footage.
“Muhammad. This is why Australia – is going to s**t. This is why Australia is f***d,” he said, later saying he wish he knew the employee’s real name.
“You don’t give a shit about Australians mate – look after your own kind,” the man said as the employee appears to gesture for him to go away.
A sign on the door noted the store was closed for cleaning.
“[We] will reopen after 1 hr 30 minutes – sorry for any inconvenience,” the sign read.
“[You] deny the Australian customers when you buy in our country – f**k you,” the man said.
“I’m being denied a **** hotdog and bananas. Those bananas look fresh, god-damn, but I’m being denied that by this piece of s**t.”
The man later told news.com.au that the comments were out of character for him.
“I am not a racist. I am a very passive person all of the time. I spoke out as I was distressed,” he said.
7-Eleven told the news outlet that while the sign on the door wasn’t in line with company policy, nothing excused the man’s “disgusting verbal abuse”.
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