Apex Legends lead game designer fired amid controversy over sexist and racist comments

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Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have fired Apex Legends’ lead game designer Daniel Z. Klein.

Klein confirmed via Twitter that he had been dismissed on Friday, with his comments suggesting the decision was based primarily around comments he made in a blog post back in 2007.

The post, entitled “I am Daniel’s Angry Rant,” contains sexist remarks, such as implying that no women has ever behaved rationally, suggesting XX are the “moron chromosomes” and that one particular woman should be ignored because “it’s just her vagina talking.”

Apex Legends players have also surfaced other posts by Klein from

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