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3 Applebee's employees in Missouri fired over racial profiling allegations

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Scott Olson/Getty ImagesThree employees at an Applebee's in Missouri were fired after a Facebook video went viral.INDEPENDENCE, Mo.Three employees at an Applebee’s restaurant in Missouri were fired after a Facebook video was posted that alleges two African-American women were racially profiled while dining at a location in Independence, WDAF reported.

“After being mocked, humiliated, and embarrassed we were asked to pay for our food, leave, and not come back,” Brison wrote on Facebook.

In a statement released Monday, Applebee's officials said the restaurant's manager, a server and another employee involved in the incident were fired after an internal investigation, WDAF reported.

Officials also said the Independence location was temporarily closed “in order for the team there to regroup, reflect, learn and grow from this," according to the statement.

Bill Georgas, Applebee's CEO, said in a statement, “We do not tolerate racism or bigotry of any nature.

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