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SeaWorld releases controversial video of ex-trainer, orca-treatment critic
SeaWorld releases controversial video of ex-trainer, orca-treatment critic

SeaWorld is hitting back at an ex-trainer turned critic, including releasing a private video showing him using the N-word while drunk. A SeaWorld official sent the video to reporters as former trainer John Hargrove was beginning a tour promoting his book "Beneath The Surface," which alleges maltreatment of orcas. Hargrove was an orca trainer for 12 years at SeaWorld parks in San Diego and San Antonio.  Since leaving SeaWorld, he has become one of its harshest critics. He was featured in the documentary "Blackfish" and testified in support of a bill in Sacramento that would have forced SeaWorld San Diego to halt its killer whale shows. SeaWorld's...

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