Red Hen Restaurant Flooded With Yelp Reviews After Sarah Sanders Accuses It of Turning Her Away — It Ain’t Pretty

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders caused an uproar on social media after she claimed a restaurant in Virginia asked her to leave because she worked for President Donald Trump:

While her comment got a lot of attention on Twitter, the restaurant saw a flurry of activity on its Yelp page. 

Some made political comments, attacking the restaurant for its bias against the Trump administration:

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In one review, someone named “Shawn K.” called the restaurant “hateful” and said it could learn from “people like Sarah”:


“Her actions in response to your action speaks volumes about how sad and pathetic you people are,” the commenter said.

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Red Hen co-owner Stephanie Wilkinson reportedly said she asked Sanders to leave at the request of her employees.

“I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty, and compassion, and cooperation,” she said.

The restaurant even appeared to lose its nearly five-star Yelp rating:

Sanders’ father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, slammed the restaurant and accused it of bigotry:

But some, like many on Twitter, appeared to be pleased with the restaurant’s decision to ask Sanders to leave:

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