A woman was fired Wednesday after a viral video caught her telling a group of Germans to "get the f--- out of our country" on a New Jersey Transit train to New York City.
In the video, posted to Reddit on Tuesday, Brianna Pinnix, 30, calls a group of German men “f---ing immigrants.” The video’s title dubs her an “unhinged Karen.”
On her now-deleted LinkedIn profile, seen by NBC News, Pinnix said she worked as a senior talent acquisition specialist at the New York-based pharmaceutical company Capital Rx.
The company said Thursday it had fired Pinnix after having seen the video.
“Our company has a zero-tolerance policy around prejudicial or discriminatory behavior. After conducting a review of the circumstances, we acted immediately and terminated the employee in question,” a spokesperson said in a statement.
"The former employee’s actions and words are not representative of Capital Rx, and we offer our sincerest apology to those who were hurt," the statement said.
One of the men in the video who was a target of Pinnix’s outburst is heard speaking German. She appears to be annoyed by a comment he makes and repeatedly asks him what he said. He sits calmly throughout the rant, standing up once when Pinnix gets close to his face.
In response to her outburst, Pinnix's male companion tries to get her to sit down, telling her: "I'm an immigrant. You know I'm an immigrant, too. It's just not right."
He later holds Pinnix back as she yells at the group, "How about you get the f--- out of our country?"
Some passengers appear to be shocked by the outburst, and others try to aid Pinnix's companion calm her down.
The user who posted the video said in a comment on the Reddit thread that the incident happened on a New Jersey Transit train carrying fans from Sunday night's New York Jets-Kansas City Chiefs game to New York City. The user who posted the video said the man Pinnix was targeting moved to a different part of the train shortly after recording stopped.
Pinnix could not immediately be reached for comment.