The following article is reposted ad free from BuzzFeed Written by Privya Anand
Uber’s public relations crisis continues apace with no apparent end in sight.
On Tuesday afternoon, Bloomberg published a video in which CEO Travis Kalanick aggressively argues with an Uber driver who claimed he is earning less money after Uber cut fares. “Some people don’t like to take responsibility for their own shit,” Kalanick exclaims, after driver Fawzi Kamel claims he lost $97,000 because of Uber. “They blame everything in their life on somebody else. Good luck!”
The publication of the dashcam-shot video is the latest in a parade of PR disasters for Uber. In January, Kalanick’s decision to sit on President Donald Trump’s economic advisory group inspired a viral #DeleteUber campaign in which the company saw about 200,000 users delete their accounts, according to the New York Times. Kalanick subsequently resigned from the council.
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