Waitress Says White Couple Left Racist Note: We 'Don’t Tip Black People'

A Virginia woman alleges that a white couple left her a racist note that read, "Great service, don't tip black people."

It's no secret that working in food service sometimes requires a tremendous amount of patience for poor behavior, but this is some next level f*ckery. A Virginia woman alleges a white couple left her a racist note complimenting the quality of her service but refusing to leave a gratuity because they "don't tip black people."

Local news station WJLA​ reports Kelly Carter, a server at Anita's in Ashburn, said the couple, both white and in their 20s, finished their meals before leaving the note on their $30 bill. When she found the bill, it read, "Great service, don't tip black people."

"I looked at the receipt three times is what I did," Catner told Washington's News4. "Because I was shocked. Because I’ve never, never, being a server, seen that."

Carter's manager Tom Tellez told News4 he was "appalled" by the note, but added that it's "kind of in line with the political landscape."

WJLA reports two of Carter's regular customers, enraged by the incident, shared a photo of the bill on Facebook. It quickly went viral, having been shared hundreds of times as of press time. In a show of solidarity, many have reportedly stopped in at Anita's to extend their support to Carter.

For her part, Carter claims the note won't break her spirit and says she'd serve the couple if they visited the restaurant again. "He didn't hurt me. He only hurt himself," she told WJLA. "He only makes us stronger."​

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