Former BuzzFeed employee Tim “Treadstone” Gionet, a.k.a. @BakedAlaska, accused BuzzFeed employees of not only treating him “unfairly” when he “came out as a Trump supporter,” but that some at the company “openly wish someone will assassinate” President Trump:

His tweet came in response to BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith’s interview with Tucker Carlson where he said “people are very respectable to the conservatives on our staff”:

Gionet sent screenshots allegedly of BuzzFeed’s internal Slack channel to reporter Cassandra Fairbanks to back up his accusation:

According to Fairbanks, 3 of the BuzzFeed staffers locked their accounts after the news broke:

Former BuzzFeed reporter Andrew Kaczynski weighed in saying that BuzzFeed Video is separate from BuzzFeed News and “I also don’t doubt that the spirit animal could have happened”:

Over to you, Ben Smith:

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