Having participated in the Black Out Tuesday to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests in America, netizens were shocked to hear that Taco Bell had fired a worker in Ohio for wearing a BLM mask. In a video that he shared on Facebook, Denzel Skinner is seen telling another person, “I’m not going to take it off ‘cause I’m standing up for what was right.” Also Read - Bizarre Adventure! Turkish Man Paraglides On His Sofa While Watching TV & Eating Chips Mid-Air | Watch Viral Video

This another man appears to be the manager and Skinner’s video stirred up a controversy as netizens took to Twitter to express rage over the same. Having reportedly worked at Taco Bell for eight years, Skinner saw netizens supporting him by trending the hashtag #RIPTacoBell on the micro-blogging site. Also Read - Fraud Alert! Scamster Poses As Man's Boss on Facebook & Asks For Money, Dupes Him of Rs 58,000

While one user wrote, “PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, The Habit Burger Grill, and WingStreet are all managed by Yum! Brands. #RipTacoBell #BlackLivesMattters (sic)”, another tweeted “If Taco Bell is going to fire someone for supporting Black Lives Matter then I sure as hell am not going to spend a single dime at Taco Bell. There are plenty of better fast food restaurants in America who support free speech. Are you with me? #RIPTacoBell (sic)” and yet another expressed, “So wearing a #BlackLivesMatter mask that assets your humanity can get you fired from Taco Bell. In other news, this was the San Antonio Police Dept. in MAGA hats in 2016. #RIPTacoBell (sic).” Also Read - 'Workaholic' Bride Captured Working On Laptop On Wedding Day, Ignores Husband | Watch

Check out Twitter’s reaction on the news here:

In an interview with Forbes, a representative from Taco Bell shared, “We believe Black Lives Matter. We were disappointed to learn about the incident that took place in Youngstown, OH. We take this very seriously; we have been working closely with our franchisee that operates this location to address the issue.”