Weber School District interviews 3 student participants about 'racial slur' video

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"Even though the incident occurred outside of school, we are investigating the situation because of the disruption it has caused at Weber High School", Findlay's statement says. The audio, which seemed to feature the "N" word and the "F" word, has been widely condemned as racist by social media users around the world.

According to news outlets, the girls were asked to stay home from school Tuesday as officials investigate and determine possible consequences.

"Initial information suggests that the students may have actually been saying a different phrase, something similar to 'surgeon cuff, '" the district said.

Five Utah cheerleaders have found themselves in big trouble after posting an Instagram video in which they appear to be laughing while shouting racial slurs.

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Earlier this week, a private Instagram video surfaced in which Weber High School girls, three of whom are cheerleaders, are seen in a auto shouting "fuck n***ers" multiple times.

School officials say that the video had been manipulated by an app which plays speech backwards when they filmed it. A year after the video was made, one of the girls shared it on a social media platform as a private post.

School officials have talked with three of the five the girls, and they are "extremely apologetic" for what happened, he said. The parents, peers and nearly certainly some religulous organization all teach and reinforce this kind of mindless hatred'.

The girls all took turns speaking into the camera.

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Several people relayed their concerns to the district via Facebook Monday, Findlay said, though he wasn't clear on whether they were students, parents or others.

While another wrote, 'It was recorded a year ago, and shared during this school year so they obviously still think it's amusing and acceptable, or they would've deleted it and forgotten about it.

While a student at the school, Wyatt Decker posted, 'That video is incriminating to all of Weber High, not just the cheerleaders.

'All of those things would be on the table, ' Weber School District spokesman Lane Findlay told the Deseret News. "Obviously, they knew what they were doing". However the video was made, it is completely inappropriate'.

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