Waffle House is facing a lawsuit after a woman who was violently arrested at a location has decided to file a discrimination lawsuit.
According to TMZ, Chikesia Clemons has filed a lawsuit against Waffle House after the video of her violent arrest at an Alabama location went viral. In the suit, Clemons claims within 2 minutes of walking in, the manager told a Waffle House employee to call 911 and tell the dispatcher the group was intoxicated and refusing to leave. Clemons claims the 911 operator asked if the customers were male or female, but the employee responded, “They’re black.”
Clemons goes on to state in court documents that the volatile arrest was a result of a racist waitress who called the authorities reporting that Clemons and her friends were drunk and disorderly, when Clemons was calling out the waitress for attempting to charge the group of women for cutlery. Clemons maintains that the issue wasn’t escalated until she called out the waitress, pointing out that white patrons weren’t being charged and that’s when Clemons states a second white waitress approached the table telling the ladies that they “needed to learn [their] place.”