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DeMarcus Ware might have stiffed a waiter because the waiter cheered for Washington (Update -- it was all a joke!)
The service industry is difficult. Waiters and waitresses rely on tips, especially in states where tipped employees are paid less than minimum wage, and the pressure to please customers is great.
But according to Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware, who used to play for the Dallas Cowboys, there is one thing you simply do not do when serving members of certain NFL teams:
Now, this of course might be fake, as much on the Internet tends to be (it is still kind of April Fools' week, after all).
Then again, Ware was in D.C. this weekend to participate in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, so ... maybe?
In which case, ouch. At the 20 percent rate, that cheer cost the waiter almost $18.50.
Update: It was a joke!
To everyone concerned about my last tweet - I was having fun with a fan. I did in fact tip ...I have a sense of humor and so did he.— D-Ware (@DeMarcusWare) April 6, 2015
Conclusion: Good to know the waiter got his money, and that there's still love among fans and players of rival teams.
Still, pretty sneaky there, Ware ...
H/T SB Nation