Gay waiter fired after sharing picture of homophobic abuse left on receipt by customer
A North Carolina waiter was fired from a restaurant this week after he shared an image of a homophobic message he received on a receipt.
The hateful message was left by a customer last week (November 30) at the Hickory Tavern’s Wesley Chapel in Indian Trail, North Carolina.
The unnamed waiter took to social media to share an image of the receipt with the homophobic message that claimed he ruined the customer’s experience because of his sexuality.
The full message read: “Our gay waiter made me wanna throw up my food! Ruined my experience tonight. Will not be back.”
On Tuesday (December 5), Hickory Tavern admitted to the Charlotte Observer they had fired the waiter, before later confirming that he had been re-hired.
The back-track came after another customer shared