Lawyer caught on video in anti-immigrant rant apologizes: 'I am not racist'

Aaron Schlossberg berated restaurant workers for speaking Spanish.
2:15 | 05/22/18

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New ad for a midtown attorney whose anti Spanish speaking grant became a viral story is now saying. He is sorry after being roundly criticized and having Marat should ban showing up outside of his office he issued a statement late this afternoon Eyewitness News reporter Joseph Taurus in the newsroom. With the new information job David midtown melt. Down public and social shaming and now a statement of apology all how the world has come full circle for attorney Aaron Schlossberg. That's just a portion. Of the racist rant unleashed by the disgraced lawyer last week inside a midtown eatery a vial and anger filled diatribe that spewed from his mouth after some of the workers and some of the customers spoke in Spanish. Another customer captured the meltdown on camera posted it on social media and you can guess what happened next eight caught fire on the Internet. 24 hours later Schlossberg was a newspaper cover boy and an office outcast kicked out of the midtown building that's home to his law practice. Today the public the media the world finally heard from him in the form of a prepared statement that reads in part. To the people I insulted I apologize seeing myself on line opened my eyes. The manner in which I expressed myself is unacceptable and he's not the person I and I see my words and actions hurt people and for that I am deeply sorry Eagles on to say what the video did not convey. He's the real me. I am not racist one of the reasons I moved to New York is precisely because of the remarkable diversity offered in this wonderful city. And yeah. And Schlossberg got a taste of that remarkable diversity. When a mariachi band went to work outside his upper west side luxury Condo and serenaded him in Spanish. With a heartfelt rendition of Locke who got knocked chow which means that cockroach. Words of apology or one thing. Whether the social media eve this generation the public outcry the newfound infamy have truly change slosh Berg's heart. Well that only time will tell.

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