What would you think if this happened to you? This guy, Owen JJ Stone, says he walked into the Apple Store to get a laptop, and when he asked for a specific model, security went on lockdown. People were touching their ears, saying code words, and blocking the exits.
What would you think if this happened to you? He doesn’t want to call it “racism”, but he definitely feels weird about it.
We join Mr. Stone after he has just asked a male Apple store employee for a specific model Macbook:
“The girl looks at me and she says, “Oh would you like me to show it to you?” And I said, “No, I have a Macbook, I had one, I have an iMac, I know what I want. If you could just get me one, that would be great because I’m kinda in a rush, I’d appreciate that.”
So, the girl looks at the guy and says “forerunner.”
When she said, “forerunner,” the gentleman touched his ear, and uh, then the security guard came up to the middle of the register, two people went and stood by the door, people were standing around me, and I’m like “Dude, do think I’m gonna steal this Macbook?”
And he’s like, “Oh, no, no, no.”
Here’s the link to the video where he tells the story. He’s thinking about writing a letter to Mr. Jobs. Should he? What would you do?
Forerunner [OhDoctah] (Thanks, John!)