CrossFit fires executive after homophobia scandal
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Russell Berger fired after tweeting his support for a CrossFit-affiliated gym in Indiana that cancelled a Pride-themed workout

CrossFit, the cult-like fitness brand, has fired Russell Berger, one of its top executives, after he made comments on Twitter which have been branded homophobic. The company announced the firing in a tweet.

On Wednesday afternoon, Berger, who describes himself as “chief knowledge officer” in his Twitter profile but who CrossFit says was a “legal researcher” for the...

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