Another “racist” incident bleated by mainstream media has turned out to be a likely hoax.
Kelly Carter, an African-American waitress at Anita’s New Mexico Cafe in Ashburn, Virginia, made headlines after claiming a white man had stiffed her tip by leaving a racist note claiming he doesn’t “tip black people.”
Carter claimed the white customer left her no tip on a $30.52 restaurant bill and wrote, “Great service, don’t tip black people” on the receipt.
The customer’s lawyer, Daniel Hebda, said the note was a forgery (handwriting experts can attest to this), WTOP reported. Heba said his client had left Carter a one-cent tip because of her poor service, not because she is black and did not write that he “don’t tip black people.”
— Loudoun Times-Mirror (@LoudounTimes) January 8, 2017
“Our client did not nor would he ever write anything about refusing to tip African Americans because of their race,” Hebda. “Our client has no ill feelings towards African Americans. Our client tipped $0.01 out of his own conviction against tipping well for poor service.”
Kelly Carter’s story immediately went viral, as liberal media outlets used it to push their fake news narrative tying a spike in phony “racist” incidents to President Trump’s election (see below).
The NAACP and mainstream press including NBC, the HuffingtonPost, and the Associated Press cooed its support for victimized waitress Kelly Carter. A fundraising page was set up for Carter, who received thousands of dollars in donations even thought there were numerous clues her story didn’t add up.
For one, her “racist” receipt looked like a reprint of the original receipt. And second, the receipt she posted online was printed hours after Anita’s New Mexico Cafe had closed. These actions suggest someone had reprinted the receipt and wrote over it.
Even though the “racist” incident turned out to be a possible hoax, the NAACP still stands behind the waitress. “It’s sad any way it goes,” said an NAACP rep. It’s unclear what will happen to the $3,674 Kelly Carter scammed from unsuspecting donors.
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- DOJ attorney in charge of election-crimes unit quits after AG Barr opens investigation - November 10, 2020
- ‘Whoa, whoa, whoa’: Neil Cavuto slammed after he cuts off Kayleigh McEnany presser - November 10, 2020
- Same media that cheered Stacey Abrams, Al Gore for refusing to concede attack Trump for same move - November 8, 2020
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.