A waitress in Virginia claimed she was a victim of racism but the customer she accused says she’s lying. Of course, it turned into a whole big thing.
The Daily Caller reports:
Lawyer: Racist Note Given To Black Waitress In Virginia Is A Fake
A black waitress who received thousands of dollars in donations after she claimed she received a racist note and no tip from a patron last month fabricated the incident, the customer claims.
Kelly Carter, a waitress at Anita’s New Mexico Cafe in Ashburn, Va., claimed that a white man stiffed her on his $30.52 restaurant bill and wrote “Great service, don’t tip black people” at the bottom of his receipt.
But the note was forged, says Daniel Hebda, a lawyer for the customer.
Hebda said in a statement Friday that his client did leave Carter a small tip — one penny — because her service was poor, not because she is black.
“Our client did not nor would he ever write anything about refusing to tip African Americans because of their race,” Hebda said, according to WTOP…
The left pounced on this:
Websites like the Huffington Post, Raw Story, the Daily Mail, the New York Daily News and others posted the story as an example of racism in America. The Loudon County NAACP became involved, and a Virginia man opened up an online fundraiser that brought in more than $3,600 for Carter.
See the receipt below:
— Loudoun Times-Mirror (@LTMnews) January 8, 2017
Will the waitress return the donations if this is a hoax?