Company Owner Sees Woman Yelling Profanities Outside Of Work—Consulted TikTok On What He Should Do

By: Stephen Thompson | Last updated: Nov 02, 2023

In a recent incident, a company owner found himself in a perplexing situation when he encountered a female employee loudly cursing and behaving inappropriately outside of work. 

Seeking advice, he turned to the popular social media platform TikTok for guidance on how to handle the situation. Join us as we delve into this intriguing story and explore the outcome of this viral workplace dilemma.

The Unpleasant Encounter

A TikToker named Doc, who goes by the username @thelife2932, shared a story about a bad encounter with a coworker outside of work. Doc, a vice president at the company, noticed the employee wearing a company badge, speaking loudly on the phone, and using profanity. 


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He asked her to watch her language or remove the badge, and she responded rudely. Before firing her, Doc wanted to know what other TikTokers thought about the situation.


Opinions and Perspectives: TikTokers Weigh In

The video received mixed reactions. Some suggested that Doc leave the woman alone because her behavior outside of work is not his concern. Others advocated terminating her immediately, while many saw the situation as an opportunity for a constructive conversation. 


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They proposed that Doc meet with her to figure out how to handle the situation. Ultimately, the general consensus was that the woman’s response to the meeting would definitely provide valuable insight.

He Decided to Address the Situation

In a follow-up TikTok video, Doc shared that after contemplating the situation, he decided to address the incident by scheduling a meeting with both the employee and her supervisor. 


Source: @thelife2932/ Tiktok

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the incident and its impact on the workplace. However, to Doc’s disappointment, the employee chose not to attend the meeting, deeming it unworthy of her time.

She was Fired!

Following the employee’s refusal to attend the meeting, her supervisor decided to terminate her employment. 


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Her behavior, combined with her dismissal of the meeting as unimportant, was considered sufficient grounds for her dismissal.