Magic Mountain wins case over racial comments

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2001 7:31 AM | Contributed by StealthmF5m3

A Los Angeles jury has found that Six Flags Magic Mountain was not liable for racial comments on a video tape shot then sold to an African-American man riding an up-charge attraction. The park said that the comments could have been made by anyone within earshot of the camera.

Read more from The LA Times.

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Sunday, September 23, 2001 10:00 AM
Well, I'm not sure. But who really knows? Not me.
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Sunday, September 23, 2001 10:22 AM
what's with this country and lawsuites?  I don't think its right for people to verbally rip others apart, but this whole thing sounds like the guy is just looking for some extra cash.
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Sunday, September 23, 2001 10:37 AM
Jeff's avatar Wow, I don't even remember this suit going to trial. If the situation was what the park described, that anyone around the camera operator could have said it, I don't know how he thought he had a case. At CP I've noticed camera people all around VertiGo, and who is behind them? Other members of the public.

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Sunday, September 23, 2001 6:19 PM
i'm glad he didn't win...what a waste of time. But you should also look at it from his point of view...what if it really was said by a worker.
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