Chuck E. Cheese Is Accused Of Racial Discrimination by His Mom

Chuck E. Cheese Is Accused Of Racial Discrimination by His Mom ...

Chuck E. Cheese is well-known as the place where families can escape the harsh realities of real life and enjoy a slice of pizza. While the business has gone through its downfalls over the years, many parents still take their children there for birthday celebrations and other special occasions. Well, that may change soon, as the restaurant's mascot has been in severe trouble.

According to TMZ, a New Jersey mother accused the popular kids mascot, the Chuck E. Cheese mouse, of refusing to give her daughter a high five. The mother posted a video that shows the daughter jumping up and down in excitement as Chuck E. walks by. The mouse responds without acknowledging the child and casually gives the other kids a high five.

The mother, who goes by Umm Safa on Twitter, tweeted her reaction to what happened at the restaurant. She confirmed that she had a conversation with the restaurant manager, who said the person in the costume could not see the child.

My 2yo was racially discriminated against. He gives all of the yt children hi-5s and PURPOSELY ignored my black baby. When confronted, he ignored me as well. The manager made excuses for him.

The anthropomorphic mouse was first introduced in 1977 and was rebranded into a smaller, hipper version in 2012. It's ironic that the mouse was given a New Jersey accent and was voiced by John Widelock for seven years. There's no word on whether or not the person in the costume has faced disciplinary action.

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