UCLA runner is banned from cross country team after video and texts showed him using the N-word when his girlfriend cheated on him with a black man

Interracial Marriage

UCLA’s Chris Weiland has been dismissed from the school’s cross country and track teams after he apparently used the N-word as well as  sexist slurs in a video and a text message.

Weiland was previously suspended from the team over the text message and video, coach Avery Anderson confirmed Tuesday, but he was reinstated before the evidence surfaced publicly on social media.

Now, though, Weiland is banned permanently from the team after the footage went viral on Monday, showing him using the N-word while complaining that a former girlfriend cheated on him with an African American. According to the Los Angeles Times, the incidents took place before Weiland enrolled at UCLA in the fall of 2019.

‘When first learning of this a few months ago, I was disgusted and immediately suspended him indefinitely from the team,’ Anderson said in the statement. ‘Even in my disgust, as a coach, my intentions are…

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