Pistachio Girl has been fired from her Citizens Bank Park job

Pistachio Girl has been fired from her job as a food vendor at Citizens Bank Park.

In an interview with Red Ice TV, an internet outlet that promotes white identity politics, Emily Youcis, 26, said she was terminated by Aramark after being told  her social media activities supporting white nationalist ideas do not reflect her employer's values.

She later posted on Twitter she had been let go a week ago.

 

Aramark, which operates the food concessions at the Phillies' ballpark, released a statement confirming her dismissal.

“A core Aramark value is treating everyone with integrity and respect always. That includes respecting our associates’ right to privacy and dealing with personnel matters confidentially. We can only confirm that the individual asked about is no longer employed after publicly connecting our company to views that contradict our values.” 

Last month, Youcis gained attention when she became involved in a fracas outside a conference of the  National Policy Institute, where she had been interviewing protesters who accused the group of supporting anti-Semitism, white supremacy and fascism. 

"We want to stand up for white America —  we're the backbone of this country, the white working-class people," she said at the time.

Youcis said she had been a supporter of the white nationalist "alt-right” movement for about 10 months. 

Asked by PhillyClout if it was an act, she said: "People have asked me this repeatedly, and I keep telling them I'm being serious. I don't understand why they can't get it through their skull."

She said in the Red Ice TV interview she never advocated for violence nor used racial slurs. She admitted to retweeting David Duke, a politician and former Imperial Wizard for the Ku Klux Klan.

Youcis told the Red Ice TV host "Lana" she had expected to be fired from her job of seven years. She is thinking about getting a lawyer, Youcis said.

Youcis described herself in the interview as a "well-known cult personality figure for the Philadelphia Phillies" who is loved by all the baseball players.

"I was like a god there," she said. "I owned that stadium."