- A DoorDash driver was caught insulting a customer on a Ring doorbell in Durham, North Carolina last week
- DoorDash apologized for the “abhorrent” behavior and fired the worker
- The customer said it was the “most heartbreaking” experience
Last week, a DoorDash driver was caught on camera shouting racial slurs at a customer while placing an order in North Carolina.
In the Ring doorbell footage, the worker was caught leaving a bag of food on a front doorstep before squatting on the stairs and saying, “Here’s your shit, n*****.” Come get it it you.’
The unnamed driver then adds: “here n*****, n*****, n*****. “This is so much fun,” before shouting “F*** you” at the door. screams, gets up and goes down the stairs.
The incident occurred on October 24th at 3:27 p.m. in Durham, North Carolina.
A viral TikTok video showed a DoorDash driver racially abusing a customer
The customer shared the video online and tagged DoorDash
TikTok user “adoree.brincess” shared the footage with the caption: “Witness a racist door thief.”
“Remember, I never spoke to her, never saw her or anything!”
She added, “@DoorDash this was definitely the most heartbreaking and worst experience I’ve ever had dealing with DoorDash and Lil Melanie.”
The video went viral and quickly reached 52,600 likes.
TikTok users rushed to Jones’ defense, saying, “I’m sorry you had to experience that. I wouldn’t touch the food for fear of her doing something to it.”
Another said: “I’m so sorry, so very sorry.” It hurts my heart that this happened. That was wrong.’
The driver dropped the package on her doorstep, then sat on the stairs and insulted her
She sat there for a minute and said insulting things before going downstairs
DoorDash commented on the video: “We are absolutely appalled that you had to deal with this experience!”
The company later added that it had fired the employee in question and “permanently removed” his profile from the platform.
A DoorDash spokesperson said: “Racism has absolutely no place in the DoorDash community.”
“The behavior of the person in this video is abhorrent, disgusting and completely unacceptable, and we have permanently removed his account from our platform.”
“Our team is in direct contact with the consumer to offer our support and help make things right.”