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Toronto FC Fan Fired By Hydro One Over Vulgar ‘FHRITP’ Incident

A Toronto engineer gets himself canned for being an idiot on local television.
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I don't suppose this guy ever thought he'd wind up unemployed from his boorish behavior at a soccer game.

If you weren't aware of this trend, the FHRITP in the title refers to "F--- her right in the p-----" shouted at female reporters at sporting events during live interviews.

via Associated Press

A Toronto engineer lost his job Tuesday after a social media firestorm was created by a female TV reporter who fought back against offensive and vulgar comments that disrupted her live interview.

Ontario's largest electricity provider, Hydro One, issued a statement saying it has fired one of its employees in connection with the lewd disruption Sunday at a Toronto FC game. In the video, CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt is shown confronting and questioning the men who shouted crude remarks into her microphone and defended it as part of a popular trend.

A Hydro One official identified the employee as Shawn Simoes, but spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to name him for privacy reasons. Simoes is shown in the video using an expletive and calling his friend's remark hilarious before telling the reporter she is lucky they didn't have a vibrator.

Hunt said she has often been the victim of the remarks while doing live television interviews.

"I hit my limit and I had to push back," she said Tuesday. "I wasn't going to stand for it anymore. It was time to say something."


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