UPDATE: #AdamCatzavelos fired following racist video

UPDATE: #AdamCatzavelos fired following racist video

Adam Catzavelos has been fired from the family business following a racist video that went viral on social media yesterday.

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The family released a statement saying it is appalled by the video in question.

"It is abhorrent and we fully disassociate ourselves from the sentiments expressed. We reject racism in any form. Adam Catzavelos has been dismissed with immediate effect from the family business, St Georges Fine Foods, and his minority shareholding will be unwound as soon as practically possible," read the statement.

It continued to say the business has been temporarily closed to for the protection of all its staff.

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Talkshow host, Eusebius McKaiser Tweeted a copy of the statement:

The video caused outrage on social media when Catzavelos gave a 'weather report' and used the K-word while on an overseas beach holiday.

In the video, he comments how happy he is to not see a single black person on the beach.

"Let me give you a weather forecast. Blue skies, beautiful day, amazing sea and not one k****** in sight. You cannot beat this."

#AdamCatzavelos is trending on social media across the country.

WARNING: The video does contain profanities, and racist remarks. To view the footage, click here.

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