Brooke Amelia Peterson
exhibits off an iPhone X in a YouTube video posted final
A YouTube vlogger named Brooke Amelia Peterson bought her
fingers on a model new iPhone X final week.
She bought the telephone straight from her father, an engineer
who labored at Apple.
Apple has since fired the engineer, and the video was
The engineer who let his daughter showcase an iPhone X on YouTube
was fired by Apple this week.
Earlier this week, a YouTube vlogger named Brooke Amelia Peterson
posted a video displaying off her dad’s new iPhone X. The video
was even shot from inside Apple’s cafeteria, and showcased a
variety of options of the brand new telephone.
The video blew up, touchdown on YouTube’s prime trending movies record.
It was subsequently eliminated with out clarification.
In a brand new video posted this weekend, Peterson explains that the
video was eliminated on the request of Apple and that her father —
an engineer named Ken Bauer — was fired.
“Apple let him go,” Peterson says within the video. “On the finish of
the day, while you work for Apple, it would not matter how good of a
particular person you might be. If you happen to break a rule, they simply don’t have any
Although Apple’s new iPhone X is already out there for pre-order,
and Apple held an occasion the place media was in a position to make use of it and shoot
video and take photographs, the video from Peterson was a uncommon, candid
look into an unreleased Apple gadget from inside Apple’s personal
The engineer who was fired, Peterson’s father Ken Bauer, is seen
within the video utilizing Apple Pay on the iPhone X. He fingers the telephone
to his daughter, and she or he walks by means of numerous options.
Although the iPhone X is on the cusp of being publicly out there,
it is fully potential that the unit he had — which Peterson
confirmed off within the video — was a pre-production unit. Even when it
wasn’t, Apple baduredly would not need its employees casually displaying
off unreleased merchandise in unauthorized YouTube movies.
Apple did not reply instantly to request for remark.