The White Financier was caught in a viral video of a black man in Central Park calling the police and asking if he had shown his dog “racism” and “hatred”, let alone girls. Tweeted TuesdayIn a storm of fire.
“Central Park video racist, simple and general”
In Monday’s encounter video, the woman – Real name is Amy Cooper, but widely dubbed by Central Park Karen – Threatens to call police when handed over when baby chick Christian Cooper tells her to follow park rules and force her dog to leech.
“I’m going to tell them there’s an African-American man threatening my life,” Walker of the Dogs said in the video, which was filmed by Christian Cooper in the Rumble area of the park and Her sister tweeted.
“There is an African-American man. I’m in Central Park, ”he repeated when he was attached to the police. “He’s recording me and threatening himself and my dog.”
Amy Cooper – who was canned from his gig at investment firm Franklin Templeton on Tuesday – apologized for the conversation, but on Tuesday complained that his “whole life was being ruined” and insisted that he was “scared” at the moment.
Hijona, however, said there was more to it than fear.
De Blasio tweeted, “He called the police Black Man.” “Even though he broke the rules. He decided he was the culprit and we know why.
“There is no place for this kind of hatred in our city.”
The NYPD said it was not pursuing any charges against Cooper.