Text pi to 797979

for an Immediate Response

Text pi
to 797979

Talk to our Investigators

Call 844-533-0553 | Fax 833-329-8687

Call 844-533-0553
Fax 833-329-8687

Mets Mascot Gives Fan the Finger and Twitter Celebrates

Thursday, June 1, 2017

One of the New York Mets organization employees who performs as the team’s colorful mascot “Mr. Met” has been fired after being recorded flipping the bird to at least one fan — while in costume.

The video, attributed to a Twitter user named Anthony DeLucia, went viral Wednesday night. it shows the mascot walking between bleachers to a team entrance, before turning around and extending his cartoon middle finger to whomever is recording him. See it below.

Context for the incident is unknown, though the Mets organization has apologized, saying in a statement that “we apologize for the inappropriate action of this employee. We do not condone this type of behavior. We are dealing with this matter internally.”

According to the Associated Press, the employee in question has been terminated.

While the team’s reaction was solemn apology, the response from fans on Twitter has been the opposite. Many people praised the incident as hilarious, understandable, or even in keeping with the spirit of the team. Or, in the words of one sports fan, “the first entertaining thing a mascot has ever done.”

Read on for a sample of the reactions.

Related stories from TheWrap:

Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers Breaks Down on ‘GMA’ Over Body-Shaming Scandal (Video)

‘Morning Joe’ Blows Off Kathy Griffin Controversy: ‘Not Worth Doing’ (Video)

Watch Seal Get Swallowed Whole by Giant Shark (Video)

Source: the wrap feed

Free Consultation

Complete the form below to obtain a free quote for any of our services.

Please read the Disclaimer Privacy Policy.


By signing or submitting this form, you agree to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of this website.

To hire an California licensed investigator immediately, call 844-533-0553. We provide you with a free initial consultation and price quote for all our services.

Online Forms

Awards and Recognition

The true measutre of a Private Investigator isn't the awards, but what the awards say about the Private Investigator: dedication and commitment to the client.

gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-134319358-10', );