Eric Sparkes, the man at the center of the altercation with Georgia state lawmaker Erica Thomas, at a Publix supermarket, denies he told her to “go back where you came from.”

WSB-TV interviewed Sparkes and he admits he called Thomas a “bitch” and says he’s not racist and is Cuban, not white. Thomas says he is lying about the incident.

Here is Erica Thomas’s version of what happened:

She clapped back at Sparkes:

Thomas now claims that Sparkes may not have explicitly said “go back to your country” or go back where you came from.” That’s a problem for her credibility because she clearly stated in the video that he used those words.

Twitter isn’t buying Eric Sparks side of the story: