Family outraged after a theme park did the "ok" symbol in a pic

A family is outraged after a character at Universal made the "ok" symbol with his fingers in a picture. The "ok" symbol with your hands has now been recognized as "hate speech" and has been adopted by white supremacists. But in this photo, the character is clearly doing it upside-down. That has LONG been kind of a prank, like "look at this" hasn't it? Is that considered hate speech too? I'm so confused, more here