Two influencers and OnlyFans stars accused a restaurant of "discrimination" before threatening to call the police after staff refused them entry because of their outfits.
French social media stars Polska and Tootatis, who have a combined 560,000 followers, attempted to visit Café des Phares in Paris recently but ended up in an altercation with staff when they were refused entry.
A video showing the confrontation has since gone viral online, with many ridiculing the women for their response. In the video, which was filmed by their friend, a blonde woman, believed to be Polska, was shown wearing a midriff-bearing two-piece pink ensemble. Meanwhile, Tootatis, the brunette, is wearing an all-black figure-hugging outfit - both of which were deemed inappropriate by staff.
The video starts with the women approaching the restaurant doors and suddenly Polska screams,"It's discrimination." She then threatens to "call the police" and demands to see a "law title" that says they can't enter.
"All I'm asking is for customers to be dressed correctly, it's a minimum," the restaurant worker is heard saying in French as he approaches the doorway. "But we're dressed," Tootatis argues, adding "You have no right to do this because we show some cleavage." The woman argue they're "in Paris" and that there's "no problem."
The male staff member, reported to be the owner, doesn't back down and argues "Late in the evening would be different". "Not early in the morning like that, okay?" he says, addressing the women but they continue to push their point. The argument ends with the owner encouraging them to call the police saying "move on I have to work"
Women ridiculed for their reaction
People on social media debated the topic with many concluding the restaurant is in the right. Some argued it isn't discrimination but instead enforcing a dress code.
"A restaurant is most likely privately owned, they’re allowed to refuse service to people they don’t believe are dressed appropriately. Dress codes aren’t new," one wrote on Reddit.
"I'm not sure how the EU works but in America if it's a privately owned business which most restaurants are, they can refuse you service for a multitude of reasons as long as it's not race-based or religion stuff like that. Dress attire is definitely something they can refuse service for," wrote another.
The poster, believed to be from France, revealed the women appeared on a French chat show this week. They discussed the incident and defended their reactions. According to the English translation shared on Lad Bible, Polska said she "doesn't care about critics and haters".
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