Riz Ahmed Tweets About Racist Incident Involving Brother
Emmy award winning British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed revealed on Twitter a recent racist experience his brother faced in an Australian airport.
The actor’s brother, Kamran Ahmed, was at an airport in Australia where the incident took place.
At airport security-
Man behind me: Hurry up! We can’t wait all day
Me(going fast as others): I can’t go faster, learn some manners
Man: I’m an English gentleman, we invented manners
Me: I’m English too, that’s got…
Man(sarcastic): Really? #racism rears its ugly head again ?
— Kamran Ahmed (@DocKamran) May 6, 2019
“My brother is a psychiatrist writing on mental health, music, racism… landed in Australia and this is what happens to him. Just another example of #everydayracism,” the award winning actor tweeted.
— Riz Ahmed (@rizmc) May 7, 2019