A Pennsylvania bar owner who was caught on a dash camera making racist remarks inside a Lyft driver's car was being slammed online. Jackie Harford was surprised to see a "white guy" behind the wheel when she entered James Bode’s car late Friday, May 13 outside her bar, Fossil’s Last Stand on Race Street in Catasauqua, LehighValleyLive reports.
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A Lyft driver in Pennsylvania ordered a couple out of his car after the woman made racist remarks, expressing surprise to see a “white guy” behind the wheel, video shows. Driver James Bode posted a video of the alarming exchange, which took place Friday outside a drinking hole in Catasauqua called Fossil’s Last Stand, the Morning Call reported. “Wow, you’re like a white guy,” the woman tells the shocked Bode. “What’s that?” he says. “Excuse me?” “You’re like a normal guy, like you speak English,” the woman says, laughingly, as she pats his shoulder and adds, “Sorry.” “Nah, you can get out of the car,”...
Bloomington resident Noel Caffey sat at one of the benches at the downtown transit hub late Friday waiting for a bus to take him back home. Caffey works at Cracker Barrel. The restaurant closes at 10 p.m., but he said by the time he and his coworkers finish cleaning, he may not get...
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Kelly Osbourne has accused a Lyft driver of “knowingly” driving off with her dad Ozzy Osbourne’s clothing. The pregnant reality star frantically posted about the alleged incident on social media Wednesday afternoon, tagging the car service and its accompanying support channel. “EMERGENCY!!!! One of your drivers just knowingly drove off with all of my dads cloths [sic] in the back seat of her car,” Kelly tweeted, not indicating whether she or her famous father, 73, or both were passengers in the car. “We can’t reach her or you. Please contact me immediately. We are calling the police right now!” Moments later, the “Fashion Police”...
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A Lyft driver shared footage of an exchange he had with a passenger, who asked him if he was a “normal guy” who speaks English. In the dashcam-recorded clip shared to Facebook, driver James W. Bode can be seen letting a woman into his vehicle at 10:37 p.m. on Friday night, before she asks if he’s a “white guy.” He says he picked her and her partner up from a pub and grill in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania before she made the “racist” remark to him.
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