Racist Text Message Involving Questlove & "The Tonight Show" Reportedly Dismissed
Questlove discovered himself in a bizarre scenario on the high of the yr when two males had been fired from NBC and blamed him for it. Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino claimed they obtained a racist textual content message in a bunch chat and reported it to their NBC executives that led to them shedding their job. They not solely blamed The Roots musician, however additionally they sued him.
"Not that I ought to must RT this bullshucks however yeah....that point I received sued for being offended by racism," Quest tweeted, taking pictures down the rumours that he had something to do with the 2 males leaving the corporate. "Racism is REAL and exists all through the world and for these gents to assert sufferer will not be solely disrespectful to Questlove and his bandmates however to all that actually endure racism every day," a consultant for Questlove said.
According to Page Six, the lawsuit has formally been dropped "as a consequence of a collective bargaining settlement between their union and NBC."
Although the case has been dismissed, Kurt and Michael should attraction the dismissal. “We are going to push ahead as a result of we consider NBC wronged these workers no matter coloration,” Steven Wittles, legal professional for Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino said. “It is about whether or not an organization can hearth workers for primarily receiving a textual content they'd nothing to do with, and discriminate towards these workers based mostly on race.”