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Last August, 6-year-old Jason Black tried to hug the “rabbit” and his older brother Elijah tried to hold his hand, but the employee ignored the boys, they tell Fox News. “The rabbit was turning his back on him like he didn’t event want to touch him,” Elijah recalls. “I went up to try to hold his hand but he kept on flicking my hand off.”
When two white children approached, however, the character showered them with attention and hugs, the boys’ parents say. The family filed a complaint, with photo evidence, but they weren’t satisfied with management’s offer of VIP passes. They want a public apology and for the employee to be fired, in order to ensure “this doesn’t happen to another family,” says Jason Black Sr. They hired an attorney after months of battling, when Disney asked them to sign a confidential waiver in exchange for $500, and are now asking Disney to review surveillance footage of the incident.