UNIVERSAL CITY (CBSLA.com) — Following a name-calling encounter with a costumed woman at Universal Studios back in September, two teenagers met with park officials this week to discuss the incident.
“They knew that no one should call them derogatory names, particularly names whose goal is to denigrate them, humiliate them, and sexualize them,” said Attorney Gloria Allred of the teens.READ MORE: Federal Court Strikes Down Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
On Wednesday, Kayla Beals and Roxy Fisher and their mothers along with Allred met with high-level executives to talk about the incident that occurred during the theme park’s Halloween Horror Nights show.
According to cellphone video, the teens were singled out and called “sluts,” “hookers” and “whores” by an employee at the theme park.
The teens and their families said they didn’t want nor receive any money.
Rather, they wanted an apology and assurances it wouldn’t happen again to them or anyone else.
Without going into the specifics of whether anyone was fired or what kind of policies the theme park might change, they said they got what they wanted.READ MORE: Smokey Southland Skies Caused By Wildfires Burning In Northern And Central California Spur Air Quality Concerns
“Some of the people present also have children and there is no way that they were attempting to even justify it. There was not one moment in the meeting where that occurred. They were very sorry that it occurred,” Allred said.
Fisher said: “It kind of showed that just two girls can change a big thing so that other girls can’t be hurt,” said Fisher.
A spokesperson for Universal Studios also declined to give details of the meeting but released the following statement:
“We greatly value every guest experience and are glad to have resolved the matter and have no further comment.”
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