An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, United States on October 28, 2021.
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Apple’s vice president of procurement, Tony Blevins, has left the company after a TikTok video showed him making jokes about women at a car show.
An Apple representative confirmed the departure to CNBC, saying “Tony is leaving Apple.”
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In the video reviewed by CNBC, Blevins is getting out of an expensive Mercedes Benz and he is asked what he does for a living by Daniel Mac, who has a channel centered around asking people in expensive cars questions.
In the video, Blevins jokes that he buys “rich cars, plays golf, and fondles big-breasted women. But I take weekends and major holidays off.” The joke appears to be a reference to a similar quote in the movie “Arthur.”
It was viewed 1.3 million times, according to the TikTok page.
Blevins was a VP at Apple, which is a very senior role that reports to top executives. His main role was to negotiate with suppliers to keep the price Apple pays for computer parts down, according to a Wall Street Journal profile of Blevins from 2020.
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