**For the litigious seafood lover in you.**
Last fall, a server at a Tennessee Red Lobster used social media to circulate
an image of a receipt she claimed had been left by a customer who left a nasty
racist slur in the "Total" line, which turned into a Reddit-oriented witch
hunt of sorts and resulted, oddly enough, in the customer being cleared of any
wrongdoing and server Toni Jenkins getting $10,000 in the form of sympathy
tips. The customer Devin Barnes is now suing Jenkins and the chain, possibly
before its change of ownership is finalized, for $1 million, because the
internet apparently won't let anyone forget he was accused of being a racist.
"This can come back and haunt him forever, it's never, ever going to go away.
This has permanently destroyed him, forever," his mother Sallyann Barnes
optimistically tells NBC. [NBC 2 Tennessee via Eater, Related]
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