6
Feb
2018

Jim Jones Says LA Fitness Racially Profiled Him Over A Phone Charger [VIDEO]

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Jim Jones Claims He Was Racially Profiled At LA Fitness

Jim Jones says that he was racially profiled at LA Fitness. The 41-year-old rapper took to social media recounting his story. He claims that the incident at the fitness center began over his request to plug up his charger. He writes:

@lafitness sombody please teach ur employees at flower st gym in LA how to talk and treat there customers I been a member for 4years and have never been treated like this it’s is usually a very good experience well today was th [sic] worst I feel I have been profiled and lied on smh all cause I asked to plug my charger up to th [sic] side of one of there computers and she told me very nasty tht [sic] she not letting me uses th [sic] computer to charge my phone and tht [sic] I was a simple person sheesh I held my composer though went back to workin out another manager came up to me askin if I wanted to talk about wht [sic] happen I said no he need to talk to his employees about how they treat customers tht [sic] just want to charge they phone so as I’m leavin out I wave by to both th mangers at th [sic] same time and she lies and tell th [sic] mnger I gave her th [sic] middle finger but I was waving at both of them and th [sic] mangers all saw me waving then proceeds to ask me if I gave her th [sic] middle finger when he just watch me wave by to th [sic] both of them then they threatened to kick me out and get me terminated I asked on wht [sic] grounds they had no answer but th [sic] she said I gave her th [sic] middle finger which he saw I didn’t but they work together so I guess he was just tryin to stay neutral moral of th [sic] story is I did not make u work at la fitness u chose tht [sic] urself so th [sic] least U could do is be helpful and courteous to all ur customers no matter color race wht [sic] clothes there wearing weather u like rap or country music it’s th [sic] gym we just lifting weights it’s no science class and it’s not Fort Knox it’s th [sic] gym a place people go to get intune wit there mind body n soul wit no interruptions especially not from th [sic] staff they suppose to b as helpful as possible as people try to better there health #Vampfitt #incaseyoudidnt I still did chest today through all th BS all because I wanted to charge my phone

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  • Coco Mcluvin

    I got the gist of what he was saying, lol….She should have given him other options for charging the phone, if the computer wasn’t an option. Not to mention, the gyms I’ve been in sell charges and the likes so why wouldn’t they be able to accommodate him charging his phone. Find a new gym, Jimmy!

  • Tamara Artis-Dawkins

    Sorry but Jimmy sounds like a whole fool. In no way did anyone profile him. They told him to get way from them with that mess of trying to charge his phone on their computer; end of story and he got in his little feelings!!!!! Save rallying behind someone for profiling when it really is profiling and this ain’t it!!!! All that happen here was a difference of opinion and people not know how to talk to each other plus some hurt feelings. Move on people nothing to see here.

    • Coco Mcluvin

      Maybe he’s done it before and/or have seen other customers do it and that’s why he feels he was profiled or refused assistance. Where did “he flipped me off” come from and even if he did, so what?! And why was he called a simple person? Jim don’t seem like the type to be bothered by much.

    • Renee

      I have to agree. I don’t see how he was profiled . . . .