Amy Cooper, the white woman who went viral after calling the cops on a Black man in Central Park, has been fired from her job.
In the recording, a Black man, can be heard asking the white woman to leash her dog in Central Park, as the rules required. She refused before threatening to call the cops on him.
He tells her to go ahead, and Amy calls the cops. She first tells them that he threatened her and her dog in a calm voice, but after she does not receive the response she wants, she begins to sound frantic as if she is under imminent threat.
The man, Christian Cooper, remained calm at all times.
Amy had been a head of insurance portfolio management at Franklin Templeton. As the video went viral, horrified viewers contacted her workplace and demanded that she be fired.
"Following our internal review of the incident in Central Park yesterday, we have made the decision to terminate the employee involved, effective immediately. We do not tolerate racism of any kind at Franklin Templeton," the statement read.
Amy did apologize for her actions, but Twitter is unforgiving as her lie could have cost the man his life.