The clip was posted on Instagram on Saturday by Jodi Brown, the mother of one of the girls; in it, it is appreciated that the person who saw “Rosita” shakes hands with a white child and white woman, then makes a “no” gesture and walks away from two girls who had their arms outstretched to hug the botarga.
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The incident occurred during a parade at Sesame Place Philadelphia on July 17.
“I’m going to keep posting this, because this has me so mad. We were leaving Sesame Place and the girls wanted to stop to see the characters. This disgusting person shamelessly told our daughters NO and then proceeded to hug the white girl next to us!”
She added: “Then when I went to complain about it, they looked at me like I was crazy. I asked the lady who the character was and that she wanted to see a supervisor and she told me that she DID NOT KNOW. I will never step foot on @sesameplace again! And please feel free to repost this. She was so angry that I stopped the video but she made me so angry when she blatantly told them no, ”the mother expressed in the publication.
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Apology and inclusion
A day later, on July 18, Sesame Place apologized and said that it is already taking the necessary steps to improve employee conduct.
Through a post on Instagram, they indicated that they are committed to improving their work so that children and their families feel special, seen and included when they visit the park.