Statement from Sharrin Spector
For those of you present yesterday for the Keynote Brunch you are aware that our contract entertainment, a recent replacement, made a comment that was offensive and racist. While we appreciate it was not their intention, we all know some of the most damaging situations can come from thoughtless statements. This is not in the spirit of IMsLBB. I called together the senior staff immediately and have taken actions including educating the performer on the weight of their statement, and will not consider her for the future.
We regret that such a statement is completely opposite of our philosophy and at odds with the enormous growth of the last few years. It is our hope that we have and will continue to demonstrate quality leadership by immediately addressing the situation and taking actions based on best practices.
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