By Gabriel Roxas, KXTV Reporter
STOCKTON, California -- Christina Duran and her friends had enjoyed their evening at the Cameo Clus Casino’s Restaurant, but when the check came, Christina couldn’t believe her eyes.
She explains, “I got the bill, and I was like, why does the receipt say, ’fat girls.’
At first her friends assumed she was joking.
Christina Huerta says, “I was laughing at her, and she was like, I’m serious. I’m like, no it does not say fat girls, let me see it.”
When the server returned he denied having anything to do with it. He explained that, Jeff, the name on the receipt, must have been the one who typed the words into the system. But Jeff was gone, so the three demanded to see the manager.
“He had a smirk on his face, like it was funny, but he was trying not to laugh.”
The manager apologized, but his first reaction was to offer 25 percent off the bill. The ladies were shocked.
“He was like, well I can do 50 percent, and we were just like, are you serious?”
Huerta took a photo of the receipt and although she was embarrassed, she wanted others to see it.
All three ladies say they can understand why people will laugh when they first hear this story, but after a while, it’s no laughing matter.
“It's not. It's not funny. I can just see it over and over again, and I still can't believe it. They labeled us fat girls. It's just something we got to deal with.”
Bar Manager Jimmy Seimers wasn’t working the night this happened, but when he found it, he questioned Jeff, who admitted to typing the words into the system.
“I don't think he understood completely because he was busy last night, but that's just no excuse.”
Jeff remains suspended while management continues to investigate.