The Huffington Post reports that earlier this week, an Applebeeâ€™s waitress posted a photo on Reddit of a receipt from an alleged pastor who, instead of leaving the suggested 18 percent tip, wrote â€śI give God 10%, why should you get 18.â€ť Now, after the bill went viral, Applebee’s has fired the waitress.
I thought the note was insulting, but it was also comical,” said the waitress, whose first name is Chelsea,. “I posted it to Reddit because I thought other users would find it entertaining.”
While many online were appalled at the Pastorâ€™s behavior, Applebeeâ€™s was not happy with the waitresses decision to post the receipt and promptly fired her. In a printed statement Applebee’s spokesperson Dan Smith wrote:
â€śOur Guestsâ€™ personal information â€“ including their meal check â€“ is private, and neither Applebeeâ€™s nor its franchisees have a right to share this information publicly. We value our Guestsâ€™ trust above all else. Our franchisee has apologized to the Guest and has taken disciplinary action with the Team Member for violating their Guestâ€™s right to privacy. This individual is no longer employed by the franchisee.â€ť
This is not the first time a receipt has cost someone their job. Check out this gallery of offensive receipts and the stories behind them.
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