FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Posted on Mon. Jul. 28, 2014 - 12:15 am EDT

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Server scolds Queen of Soul for taking seat

PHOTOS
 
Click on image to view.

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario — Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn’t allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

A spokesman for Franklin said the situation unfolded Tuesday at a Johnny Rockets restaurant on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls.

The spokesman said that Franklin ordered a hamburger after performing a sold-out show. But he said the server screamed at Franklin, saying she couldn’t sit down to eat because she ordered takeout.

Franklin said in a statement that the worker was “very rude, unprofessional and nasty.”

A Johnny Rockets spokeswoman said the franchise owner is sorry for the actions of “a new and very young employee.”

The spokeswoman said the owner has spoken with the employee and has clarified his takeout policies.


– Associated Press


Wednesday
Wednesday
High 34 °F
Low 24 °F
26 °F
Light Snow
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 17814.940.00
Nasdaq 4763.835.58
S&P 500 2068.74+1.71
AEP 56.580.00
Comcast 56.620.00
GE 26.860.00
ITT Exelis 18.020.00
LNC 57.830.00
Navistar 36.400.00
Raytheon 106.400.00
SDI 23.470.00
Verizon 49.340.00
  Stock Sponsor