Black 'Hooters Girl' fired over not 'natural' blond hair

Black 'Hooters Girl' fired over not 'natural' blond hair

Of all the potential indignities involved in being a “Hooters Girl,” who’d have guessed you could get canned for having the wrong hair color?

That’s what Farryn Johnson, a 25-year-old waitress, has alleged in a racial discrimination complaint against Hooters Harborplace in Baltimore, and its corporate parent, Hooters of America. Johnson was fired from the Baltimore venue, she said, because she has blond highlights.

“They specifically said black women don’t have blond in their hair so you need to take it out,”

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