Hooters Says Waitress Is "Too Fat," Offers Her Gym Membership

Cassandra Smith is 5'8 and 132 pounds. And she's on probation from Hooters corporate, which has kindly offered to give her a free gym membership and 30 days to lose weight.

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My favorite part of this local news segment out of the Detroit area, syndicated by CNN, is when the reporter shows up to the Hooters location and the manager looks like this:

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Needless to say, men at Hooters are held to a rather different standard. Here's what Hooters had to say for itself:

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Smith, meanwhile, is said to be contemplating legal action.

Hooters Wants Employee To Lose Weight [CNN]
Woman Says Hooters Put Her On Probation For Weight Gain

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DISCUSSION

Although it's completely ridiculous that this woman is considered fat, and I hate to say this... if you don't want to be held to an image standard, don't work for a place like Hooters.

Am I a bad person?