Cleveland Fan Gets Fired for Rude Tweets at Steph Curry's Sister Regarding Riley

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJune 9, 2016

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 2:  Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors, Sydel Curry and Sonya Curry look on during a halftime ceremony to honor former Charlotte Hornets player Dell Curry on December 2, 2015 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The internet is filled with people who like to write hateful things to complete strangers, essentially anonymously. While a lot of it gets brushed to the side, there are some instances in which justice gets served.

Even on the internet, you have to be accountable for your actions, as a Cleveland Cavaliers fan learned recently when he got his Twitter fingers going.

It all started with an innocent tweet by Sydel Curry, the sister of Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry:

Just a nice tweet about her family. Nothing for anyone to get upset about, right? Apparently not:

via Twitter/@jaymeredith

If you know anything about the Currys, family is very important to them. That's why Sydel responded, leading to a conversation:

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via Twitter

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Curry eventually hit the fan with the block button:

While Sydel confronted the Cavs fan, someone else alerted the person's employerβ€”and that prompted the termination of said employee:

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Let that be a lesson to everyone on Twitter. Not only should you not spew hate "for fun" (because it's not funny), but you can also face serious repercussions.

That may seem like a crushing blow to anyone, but according to the fan, it was totally worth it:


Ultimately, the Cleveland fan's now-former employer apologized to Sydel:

[Twitter, h/t Complex]