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Uber Passenger Calls Driver “Jewish Scumbag” Demands To Be Let Out of Car

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A passenger filmed himself in Melbourne, Australia calling his Uber driver a “Jewish scumbag” and demanding that his ride end early because he didn’t want to “ride with a Jew.”

The Daily Mail Australia reported on Aug. 25 that the video begins with the passenger asking the driver if he’s Jewish after hearing his name. The driver answers in the affirmative.

“Just stop on the left man, just stop here,” the passenger said. “I don’t like Jews. I’m not going to ride with a Jew.”

The driver told the passenger to “enjoy yourself.”

“Jewish scumbag,” the passenger replied. The passenger then called the driver a “f—ing Jewish dog” as he left the vehicle.

“I’d rather walk,” he said at the end of the video. “F—ing dog.”

The full video can be seen below.

According to a press release from the Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC), the driver, who is in 60s, said that he “was quite shaken by this and was concerned that [the passenger] would assault me.” The driver reported the incident to Uber and plans to report the incident to police as well.

A spokesperson from Uber said in a statement to the Journal, “There is no place for racism or discrimination on the Uber platform. Discriminatory or abusive behaviour is a clear breach of Uber’s Community Guidelines. We would encourage any driver, or rider, who experiences this kind of appalling behaviour to report it to us so we look into the matter and take appropriate action.”