Woman Caught on Camera Spewing Racist Insults at Asian Uber Driver in North Carolina

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A white woman was captured on video yelling racial slurs at an Asian Uber driver at a gas station in Charlotte, N.C.

Rude passengers: Outhay Chokbengboun, a 46-year-old Laotian American, said he picked up a small group of passengers who argued with him as he was driving, WSOC reported.

  • The group reportedly demanded to go to a different destination than the one they requested via the app.

  • Chokbengboun explained that he could not change the location while driving, so he asked them to change the location themselves.

  • An argument ensued and escalated into one of the passengers offering to bribe him, and another insulting him.

  • One passenger was captured by the driver’s dashcam, saying, “No, we don’t want to drive home with this f***** a******.”

  • Chokbengboun then decided to pull into a gas station at East Woodlawn and Park roads to let the passengers out.

  • “I don’t understand why people want to do that,” he was quoted as saying. “I’m just trying to do my job, and be on my way, that’s all.”

Viral clip: Chokbengboun said he started recording when a female passenger, identified as Stella Thomas, started berating him with racist insults, according to QC Nerve.

  • In the clip, the woman’s male friend apologized to Chokbengboun, saying, “I’m going to get these broads out of here, alright? I’m sorry, I am so f****** sorry.”

  • Another female passenger is seen urging Thomas to stop yelling at the driver.

  • Thomas can be heard yelling, “Go f**k yourself, go back to Asia,” at the driver, adding she was also calling 911.

  • The video has since become widely shared on social media.

AB Ludvig Svensson, a company with a local office in Charlotte, confirmed Thomas’s involvement in the incident, noting that she has been suspended as they discuss their next course of action.

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