HYDRO ONE FIRES SUNSHINE LIST EMPLOYEE AFTER VULGAR BEHAVIOUR CAUGHT IN ON CAMERA INCIDENT WITH LOCAL TV REPORTER

May 13, 2015

By Jane Brown

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A crude on-camera confrontation between Toronto soccer fans and a local television reporter has cost a Sunshine List employee his job.

The incident took place at Sunday’s Toronto FC game when Shauna Hunt was trying to do a report.

Fans started jumping into frame and mimicked the crude profanity-laced phrase, “F*** her right in the p****”,  seen in similar situations across North America.

Hunt had had enough of it.  See her exchange with the rude group of fans here.

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(photo credit: CityNews)

The guy who was defending his behaviour (pictured above with the scarf around his neck) has been identified by a Hydro One spokesperson as Shawn Simoes, an assistant network management engineer who made more than $106,000 last year.  He has been fired, while Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment is taking steps to have the fans involved banned for at least a year.

But should Simoes have lost his job?  Dale Goldhawk will delve into that part of the story after 11am news on The New AM 740’s Goldhawk Fights Back.

 

 

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