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Would You Pay A Bill That Called You Fat?

Three women who dined at a Stockton Casino were shocked at the words that came on their bill.

It's not what three women expected as they sought to settle their tab at Chilly D's restaurant based at the Cameo Club Casino in Stockton on Thursday.

The bill hurt the feelings of the three women, according to ABC News.

"I got the bill, I was looking at the bill [and] I was like, 'Why does this receipt say 'fat girls?'" customer Christine Duran told ABC News in this story.

When the trio demanded an explanation from management about the "Fat Girls" comment on the bill, which was for three tri-tip dinners totaling $25.50, they offered to give the ladies as much as a 50-percent discount on the meal.

But the women refused to pay, and were shocked that the waiter, who apparently used the term to keep track of the bill, according to the story, could be so cruel. They were also shocked that the restaurant would force them to pay the bill after basically insulting them.

The owner of the casino, Jimmy Siemers, apologized for the rude comment and told the women that the casino would take measures to avoid any future incidents. The casino did not make the women pay.

Now we put the question to the readers of the Patch. Would you pay for a bill that insulted you? How would you have handled this situation? Did they overreact? Did the women do the right thing?

What would happen to a Mountain View restaurant that did such a thing? Tell us in comments!

 

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lillian hinchcliff December 11, 2012 at 06:07 PM
When I worked in a restaurant we numbered the tables we didn't label the people. I am fine with the way things played out.
Jeanne Sanders December 13, 2012 at 07:19 PM
hmmmmmm.......let me think about that.....o.k. got it....HELL NO !

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