After the video went viral on Tuesday, multiple journalists identified the man as Michael Lofthouse, CEO of Solid8, a cloud computing firm based in San Francisco.
“My behavior in the video is appalling,” he told San Francisco’s KGO-TV in a statement.
I think he really meant what he said and what he did,” Raymond Orosa, who was celebrating a relative’s birthday at the restaurant, told KGO-TV.
Say it again.”After a brief silence, the man erupted into a racist tirade.
On the front-line battle against the coronavirus, Asian American doctors and nurses have reported an alarming spike in bigoted incidents, The Washington Post reported.