A FedEx driver claimed he would not deliver to homes with BLM flags. Now he's out of a job

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A FedEx employee is out of a job after he made an expletive-filled TikTok video claiming he would not deliver packages to homes if there were Black Lives Matter, President Joe Biden or Vice President Kamala Harris flags.

"What's up TikTok. Just wanted to come on here and let all you know if you have a Joe Biden, Kamala [expletive] camel toe [flag] posted up in front of your house — Black Lives Matter [flag] , I will not deliver your [expletive]," Vincent Paterno, the employee, said.

"I will bring that back to the station and I will keep doing that [expletive]. Have a good day."

Paterno posted the 36 second clip on TikTok on Sept. 16 while wearing a FedEx uniform and appearing to be in a delivery truck. The clip has been viewed over 80,000 times with many users commenting he was about to lose his job.

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The users had a good hunch because FedEx told USA TODAY in an emailed statement that Paterno was no longer an employee.

“We are appalled by the behavior depicted in this video, which does not reflect the views of FedEx. This individual is no longer providing service on behalf of the company,” the statement said.

Paterno posted a follow-up TikTok on Sunday saying he decided to quit and was not fired after multiple news sites reported the latter.

"I didn't know I could get fired when I didn't work there anymore," he said.

Follow reporter Asha Gilbert @Coastalasha. Email: agilbert@usatoday.com.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: FedEx driver out of job after viral TikTok on Black Lives Matter flags

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