'Racism is real, and in this case it wears a s***** sweater': King Kong movie director live tweets in-flight spat with 'Alt Right' passenger

Mail Online | 11/29/2016 | Caroline Mcguire for MailOnline
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King Kong director Jordan Vogt-Roberts went ape this week on a plane - and live-tweeted the whole episode.

Vogt-Roberts took to Twitter in anger when he found himself sitting next to a man he claimed was reading online stories associated with far-right group Alt-Right.

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The tweets described his initial disgust then went on to outline how the man allegedly broke his charger, dropped a glass of wine on his foot then called him a ''liberal a** mother f*****'.

While he has since deleted many of the tweets, a selection remain where Vogt-Roberts cautions against the 'self-made echo chamber' that social media has become where our own views are simply repeated back at us.

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The vast majority of the messages were erased but several news sites caught wind before they disappeared.

According to his tweets, the director first started to pay attention to his neighbour when he noticed 'his heavily alt-right dominated Facebook feed'.

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Describing the man's actions, Vogt-Roberts said: 'To a "Black Lives Matter is a terrorist group" post, he commented "they don't provide anything, in fact we need to start TAKING something".

'He [gave] a big LIKE to an article about how old school biker gangs are going to stop young p**** liberals from protesting for good.

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'Now he's liking every link regarding Trump's cabinet appointments.

'It's amazing. His feed is endless. It really makes you realize how Facebook and social media failed us. It's the exact opposite of real news.

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'Let us not forget the self-made echo chamber we use to curate our own reality. Racism is real, and in this case it wears a s***** sweater.'

Once the plane meals had been handed out, Vogt-Roberts then turned his attention to his neighbour's drinking, which he claimed had been...
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