Some people need to take a chill pill. Or eat another donut.
A 4-year-old boy was reportedly banned from a donut shop in Monroe, Conn., recently for being "rude." Now, you're probably wondering—what did this "rude" boy do? Did he run around screaming and disrupting customers? Did he throw a donut at an employee demanding more sprinkles? Did he have a temper tantrum because there was no more milk (we hate when that happens)?
No, Justin Otero did none of those things. The 4-year-old was allegedly banned for asking the Doughnut Inn employee if she had a baby in her belly. And she didn't.
When the woman responded, "No," Otero apologized, and his mother was mortified. "My response was ‘Oh my goodness, I'm so embarrassed, I'm so sorry'," Rebecca Denham, Justin's mom, told WFSB.
The employee allegedly said it was "no problem," and didn't hold the innocent question against him (after all, he's a 4-year-old, people!). Unfortunately, the managers of the Doughnut Inn were not as forgiving.
When Denham and her son walked into the store on Tuesday morning, they were allegedly told to leave. "We were screamed at in front of the door, ‘he's not allowed in here, he's rude'," Denham said. "She said, 'he's not allowed in here,' and I looked around, and said, 'him?' and she said 'yeah, he's rude.'"
She added, "Some people, unfortunately are quick to pass judgment, and therefore we will take our money and business elsewhere."
The Doughnut Inn has not released a statement regarding the incident.