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:
If you know anything about the Currys, family is very important to them. That's why Sydel responded, leading to a conversation:
Curry eventually hit the fan with the block button:
While Sydel confronted the Cavs fan, someone else alerted the person's employer—and that prompted the termination of said employee:
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]