A FedEx employee who went viral after video footage of him kneeling on a pal's neck, reenacting the slow and painful death of unarmed Black man George Floyd -- has been fired from his job.
In the clip, the FedEx employee is seen kneeling on the neck of a white man in front of a lumber yard as a Black Lives Matter protest passed in a vehicle.
He then yelled, "He's dead because he didn't comply." The man also had a 'Trump 2020' flag on display in the background.
"The behavior depicted in the video, which involved a FedEx employee, is appalling and offensive," read a statement from FedEx sent to Newsweek on Tuesday. "The employee in question was immediately removed from all FedEx work duties while our investigation is concluded and all internal procedures are followed. A diverse and inclusive workforce is at the heart of our business, and we stand with those who support justice and equality." FedEx did not name the employee who was suspended in its statement.