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Xhale City MAGA Hat Controversy

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Xhale City MAGA Hat Controversy
Category: Event Status: Confirmed Year: 2018 Origin: Tucker, Georgia Region:
Type: Controversy,
Tags: donald trump, viral video, make america great again, maga,
Xhale City MAGA Hat Controversy

Overview

Xhale City MAGA Hat Controversy refers to an incident that occurred at the Xhale City vape shop in Tucker, Georgia, in which an employee loudly demands a customer leave the premises for wearing apparel in support of United States President Donald Trump.

Background

On December 28th, 2018, Facebook[3] user Ian Ferguson uploaded footage in which an employee at the vape shop Xhale in Georgia is filmed screaming at a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat and a pro-Trump shirt to leave the store (shown below). That day, YouTuber Cilantro reuploaded the video titled "Xhale City Vape Shop employee has epic meltdown over Trump Shirt," which gained over 673,000 views and 5,300 comments within 72 hours.



Developments

That day, Redditor Fatkungfuu submitted the video to /r/The_Donald,[1] where it gathered more than 1,700 points (93% upvoted) and 200 comments over the next three days. On December 29th, 2018, YouTuber The Thinkery uploaded a review of the viral video (shown below).



Xhale City's Response

Also on December 28th, 2018, the Xhale City Facebook page posted an apology for the incident, revealing that the employee had been fired and that they had reached out to the customer (shown below).


Xhale City December 28 at 10:40 PM G To our friends and customers, does not tolerate this kind of behavior from its employees. When we identified the employee at fault, we fired him immediately. We've also spoken to the customer and apologized. We value our clients and treat them with respect and dignity, regardless of their political views

InfoWars Interview

On December 30th, Ferguson was interviewed by Alex Jones on the online show Infowars (shown below).



Yelp Review Bombing

In the coming days, the store's Yelp[2] page was flooded with negative reviews, receiving a score of 2.5 stars. Additionally, pictures of Donald Trump and various memes referencing the incident were uploaded to the Xhale City Yelp photo gallery.


Xhale City o caimed Write a Review Add PhotoShareSave EE177 reviews Detaits $$ Vape Shops Edit Florence St Granite Dr DOTINE Bibb Blvd Google Map data 2018 Google 2090 Tucker Industrial RdEdit See all 60 photos Ste A5 Tucker, GA 30084 Get Directions (866) 400-0420 Libera Photo of Xhale City Tucker, GA, United States by Jeremy T Message the business Send to your Phone

Search Interest

External References

[1] Reddit – /r/The_Donald

[2] Yelp – Xhale City

[3] Facebook – Ian Ferguson



Tags: donald trump, viral video, make america great again, maga,


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