I wasn't respected at restaurant: Aretha Franklin

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 says the situation unfolded Tuesday at a Johnny Rockets restaurant on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls.

The spokesman says Franklin ordered a hamburger after performing a sold-out show.

But he says the server screamed at Franklin, saying she couldn't sit down to eat because she had ordered takeout.

Franklin says in a statement that the restaurant worker was ``very rude, unprofessional and nasty.''

A Johnny Rockets spokeswoman says the franchise owner is sorry for the actions of ``a new and very young employee.''

She says the owner has spoken with the employee and has clarified his takeout policies.

 

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  1. mike posted on 07/26/2014 02:39 PM
    "larified his takeout policies"


    Really? You have to explain to the kid that he must be polite and respect other people..what kind of morons need to be explained basic courtesy?
  2. Richard posted on 07/27/2014 07:58 AM
    Really?
    They reported this to the media?
    1. Grace posted on 07/28/2014 10:06 AM
      @Richard It's someone 'important/famous', so obviously it HAS to be news! (Please note the extreme sarcasm)
  3. fred posted on 07/28/2014 02:14 PM
    Who?
  4. Critical Skin posted on 08/01/2014 09:14 AM
    She's a fur hag anyways. She doesn't deserve any respect.
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