A work at Papa John’s was captured on camera as he assaulted a gay customer after unleashing a tirade of homophobic slurs on the customer and his friend.
This fat munter issues a horrofic homophobic attack at Papa John's store in Botwell Lane, Hayes, Middlesex. pic.twitter.com/Yoww7Q18aO
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The worker’s rage was brought on because the two men hugged inside the restaurant, according to the UK Mirror:
The two men – who do not want to be named for fear of reprisals – videoed the encounter as the abuse unfolded at a branch of the chain in Botwell Lane, Hayes, Middlesex (UK).
The worker – who is wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the Papa John’s logo – can even be heard asking one of the men if he wants to “shove his mouth on [the other man’s] c***” as he challenges them to a fight in the street.
The shocking video – which has been emailed by one of the victims in a complaint to the Papa John’s head office – was shot on a mobile phone at around 11.30pm on Saturday night.
Said the victim: “My friend told me he had been promoted at work and I gave him a hug when the (worker) said something along the lines of ‘we don’t want none of that behaviour in here’ and ‘you’re too close for my liking’. I said ‘don’t speak to me like that’ and the guy said ‘I’ll slap you silly’ – that’s when I started recording.”
Watch the video, which was posted to YouTube:
The victims later showed police the video. Papa John’s told The Mirror that it has a zero tolerance policy toward customer abuse and is cooperating with the police in an investigation.