Base memecoin project Normie fires intern over offensive video

The video, which had the caption, “Something is cooking in the Normie Labs,” was deemed distasteful.

Memecoin project Normie, based on Coinbase’s native blockchain Base, claims that it has fired its intern after posting an offensive video to its official X account.

“After careful consideration and internal reflection, we have decided to remove our last video,” the Normie team wrote. “The intern that posted it has been fired. We sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by the content. We are committed to ensuring that this does not happen again.”

The promotional video, which was released on June 10 to the distaste of the crypto community, appears to show a blue-skinned cartoon chef dancing to the tune of cooking with heavily exaggerated full lips.

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