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Apple VP leaves company after making jokes in viral TikTok video

Apple VP leaves company after making jokes in viral TikTok video

An aerial view of Apple Park in Cupertino, California, US on October 28, 2021.

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Apple’s vice president of purchasing Tony Blevins has left the company after a video on TikTok showed him making jokes about women at a car show.

that apple The actor confirmed his departure to CNBC, saying “Tony is leaving Apple.”

Departure was paid TikTok video Posted in September According to Bloombergthat first published the news.

In the video reviewed by CNBC, Blevins gets out of an expensive Mercedes-Benz and is asked what he does for a living by Daniel Mack, who has channel centered About asking people questions in expensive cars.

In the video, Blevins jokes that he buys “rich cars, plays golf, pet big-breasted women. But I take weekends and major holidays.” The joke seems to refer to a similar quote in the movie “Arthur”.

It was viewed 1.3 million times, according to the TikTok page.

Blevins was a vice president at Apple, a very large role that reports to senior executives. His main role was to negotiate with suppliers to keep the price Apple pays for computer parts low, according to him Wall Street Journal profile on Blevins from 2020.

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