Portland, Oregon (KPTV) – Hilton DoubleTree employees accused of racially profiling a guest in a hotel lobby in Portland were fired on Saturday morning.
The hotel posted on its Twitter account that the two men involved were fired, saying, "tInheritance did not meet our standards and values. "
We stopped the work of two men involved in the ill-treatment of Mr. Messi. Their actions did not meet our standards and values. Once again, we sincerely apologize for what he has experienced and will work with diversity experts so that this will never happen again.
– DoubleTree Portland (@doubletreepdx) December 29, 2018
Story After Jermaine Massey posted a video of this incident on Instagram, a lot of news appeared throughout the country.
Watch the full video here.
On Friday, DoubleTree Portland published a statement on Facebook and Twitter stating that employees involved in the case were fired pending an investigation.
Since then, the staff involved have been sent on leave for the duration of the investigation, and we will take appropriate measures so that this does not happen again. (4/4)
– DoubleTree Portland (@doubletreepdx) December 28, 2018
However, Massey made a statement saying that the hotel refuses to answer the questions he asked through his lawyer.
In a message published on Saturday, DoubleTree said they "will work with diversity experts so that this never happens again."
There is not a word if Massey is going to sue the hotel.
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