Customer refuses to tip waitress because of her tattoo

A customer refused to tip a waitress because of her LGBTQ+ tattoo.

Joelle Nicole Marsh, a waitress at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rockford, uploaded a post to Facebook of her friend and fellow waitress Samantha Heaton's tattoo, alongside a receipt with a note from a customer that refused to tip her because of it.

The customer wrote

'Can't tip someone who doesn't love Jesus! Bad tatoo'

In her Facebook post, Joelle wrote:

The post has since been shared to Twitter, where people are expressing their solidarity with Samantha:

Some people have even offered to cover the tip for Samantha, however her and Joelle said that they didn't post the picture for money, merely to raise awareness that homophobia and anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment is still incredibly pervasive: