A terrible credit card “tip” left for a waitress is causing a furor online as the photo goes viral. NBC Los Angeles reports the embarrassing tale of a man who visited Bamboo Thai Bistro in Redondo Beach, California. He left a nonexistent tip for his waitress, but that’s not all. In place of a tip, he wrote, “Tip for US citizens only.”
The server, a 30-year-old woman, who holds a visa and is working legally, is working towards her green card. She hopes to eventually become a U.S. citizen and is working her tush off to support two children. This waitress was reportedly quite upset and “thought it was her fault, that maybe she did something wrong to offend him or something.” A co-worker urged the waitress to tell no one about the incident, but a photo of the receipt inevitably surfaced on social media.
The picture surfaced on Twitter after being posted by a friend of the restaurant’s owner. The friend “can’t believe such ignorant people exist in this day and age … if you’re against Asian people being here, then don’t come eat our food, you piece of sh*t.” This customer’s inspiration remains unclear, but the situation is especially notable in light of the renewed anti-immigration focus from Donald Trump and other GOP members who, as President Obama said last week, are “scared of widows and orphans.”
(Via NBC LosAngeles)