Family Says No Tip For Server Being Gay Was A Hoax

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(Bridgewater, NJ) A family says a receipt showing they did not tip a waitress because she is gay was a fake and they can prove it.

Dayna Morales, a former Marine and a server at Gallop Asian Bistro in Bridgewater, posted a photo on Facebook earlier this month, showing the bill with a line through the space for a tip.

The photo of the receipt showed someone had written, “I’m sorry but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle.”

Morales indicated in her Facebook post and to media the customer wrote the note.

The family however contacted WNBC-TV claiming their receipt from the restaurant shows they did leave a tip, and provided what they said was a credit card statement as proof.

The receipt shows an $18 tip on the total of $93.55.

The wife says she is left-handed and could not have made the slash in the tip line, which she said looks to be drawn from the right.

The husband told WNBC-TV he and his wife have both worked in restaurants, believe in the value of tipping, and noted that he didn’t vote for Gov. Chris Christie because the governor doesn’t support gay marriage.

The waitress told WNBC-TV she was certain she did not receive a tip, and insisted the handwriting on the receipt was not hers.

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  • CMM

    Perhaps it was her lack of attention to detail/service? I’ve heard many stories of muslims spraying graffiti on their own mosques to gain public sympathy…maybe they’re playing from the same (political) handbook? it is a desperate means no less…

  • Terry

    At least we don’t commit suicide or kill off our mothers,sisters,brothers,or spouse for insurance money!!! Yal shit stink too!!!

    • Buckwheat

      No you just kill 11,000 of your own people off in a year while everyone watches the Trayvon trial. Keep thinning the herd.

  • Hard Truths

    Well, we don’t know who’s lying then.

    As for tipping, waiters get, like, $2/hr, which hasn’t gone up in over 20 years, and YES, you are expected to tip. 15-20%. I often tip 25%.

    Tipping comes with basic human decency. If you don’t understand the rules of the game, then STAY HOME AND EAT.

  • tramarn

    The one without the signature and the tip on it is a customer receipt and NOT what you would leave at the business. REALLY? So the customer got BUSTED for being ignorant and hateful and instead of OWNING it, tried to backtracking cause she realized how ignorant she really is! I believe that people are so quick to jump to ANY CONCLUSION, whether it is the ignorant customer or the commenters here thinking the last faked it! In a world where people are praised where people are praised MORE for being mean RATHER than being civil, why am I not surprised. If people would STOP AND THINK before theiR stones MAYBE we would be better humans. Until then this is the norm and not the exception. .SMH SO SA

    • gina

      I believe the customer showed a copy of their credit card statement,that showed the tip included. And the restaurant didn’t produce their copy when asked about it on camera. Maybe the serve thought people would join together and donate a large amount of money her. i read a similar story recently where the server was given a significant amount of money from people felt sorry for them.

  • Deja Brew

    Being left or right handed has nothing to with anything. Unless the family can physically SHOW that there’s a $111.55 (total of bill plus so called $18 tip) charge on their credit card statement, this story is null and void and the family displayed discrimination towards this server.

    • JustMe

      The family did show the total charge on their credit card (as submitted by the restaurant) that was the total of 111.55. So, either the server is lying, or the restaurant kept the tip, not giving it to her.

  • JustMe

    Well, since the server has “proof” that the total was $93.55, and the customer was billed $118.95, then they can dispute the charge on their credit card as a fraudulent charge. Let the entire amount get charged back to the restaurant if they won’t tell the whole story.

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