Uber said it has since deactivated the driver, and apologized for the incident. Uber has zero tolerance for this behavior, and we apologize to Ms. Williams for this terrible experience. We immediately deactivated the driver, and have begun an investigation, Kaitlin Durkosh, a spokesperson for Uber, told Mashable.
Nikki Williams, a South African singer-songwriter, tweeted on Saturday that she had reported an Uber driver for sexual harassment after he allegedly tried to “grab and kiss” Williams in her driveway.
Uber said it has since deactivated the driver, and apologized for the incident.
The incident comes just days after Uber drivers in New Delhi and Boston were accused of raping passengers. The District Attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles also launched a lawsuit against Uber for “flagrant and unlawful business practices,” including misrepresenting its background checks of drivers. Uber apologizes after South African singer accuses driver of sexual harassment