After she and her husband were filmed making racist comments towards an Asian couple in a parking garage in Newport Beach, California, the Temecula teacher identified as Sandra Miller was let go by her employers. Her husband, Roger Miller, has been placed on leave from his job as a Coronado city official.

In the video, which was shared on several social platforms, Sandra Miller can be heard shouting, “America is a free country, go back to China!” while entering her car with her husband. In a description of the video, the man who filmed the interaction also claimed that they both made many other insulting comments, including “those Chinese spreading Covid” while both couples were shopping at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.

The video begins when the Asian couple confronted the Millers later in the parking garage, and it quickly gained millions of views on TikTok and Instagram.

Sandra Miller’s employer Linfield Christian School released the following statement after the video gained traction, confirming they have “terminated her employment immediately.”

As for her husband, Roger Miller, he is the director of recreation and golf services for the city of Coronado, and his manager said that he has been placed on “administrative leave,” following the incident.

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