PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Aramark says “Pistachio Girl” has been fired from her job as a vendor at Citizens Bank Park after her public support of white nationalists.
In a statement, Aramark spokesman David Freiriech confirms that ballpark vendor Emily Youcis is no longer employed by Aramark after “publicly connecting our company to views that contradict our values.”READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
Youcis, known as “Pistachio Girl,” gained a measure of ballpark fame for her dyed hair and vibrato sales pitch selling pistachios and peanuts over the last seven seasons.Double Shooting In Eastwick Kills 25-Year-Old Man, Wounds Pregnant Woman: Police
This past year, she wore a Trump-style “Make the Phillies great again” hat as she worked.
Youcis attracted attention of a different sort last month, when she got into a confrontation with demonstrators outside a meeting of a white supremacist think tank, saying she wanted to “stand up for white America.”MORE NEWS: 'I Want To Go To Class': Philadelphia Students, Parents On Edge As Possible SEPTA Strike Could Force Virtual Learning
In a video on the white identity site redice.com, Youcis says she’s considering hiring a lawyer.