According to TMZ, the President of AT&T’s Contents and Advertising Sales, Aaron Slator was asked to leave the company over a racist message he sent to a friend. His employee found the text message with a picture of an African child dancing:
” It’s Friday N….s “
TMZ said that the employee is suing him for $100 million and claimed he has a bone against African American. The company spokesperson made the following statement to TMZ:
“Aaron Slator has been terminated. There is no place for demeaning behavior within AT&T and we regret the action was not taken earlier.”
Slator had been a key player in the pending merger between AT&T and DirecTV.