Westport Car Dealership Gets Into Heated Argument And Messes With Pizza Delivery Guy [VIDEO]
I find this absolutely disturbing. Being a former pizza delivery guy myself, trying to make some extra bucks, I can totally feel for this guy, especially after what a Westport Car Dealership did to him.
According to Boston.com, a video was released on LiveLeak showing some car dealership employees at F&R Auto in Westport getting into a heated argument with a local pizza delivery man over $7 dollars.
The delivery man returns the $7 in cash to the dealership that he had thought was a tip, and by the end of the video below, one dealership worker threatens to “put my foot in your a**” and another says he will call the delivery man’s manager and get him fired.
Watch the video below. ***WARNING - THIS VIDEO CONTAINS NSFW LANGUAGE***
The delivery man in the video is an employee at Palace Pizza named Jarrid Tansey, according to two employees there. Lianette Hernandez, a cook and cashier, and Adam Willoughby, a manager, confirmed the video came from an interaction at the nearby dealership F&R Auto Sales on Saturday.
The total bill for the pizza and drinks was just over $42, Hernandez said, and dealership workers gave Tansey $50 in two twenties and two fives. In the video, Tansey says he confirmed that they wanted to give the whole $50, and then left with what he assumed was a $7-and-change tip.
However, the dealership then called the pizza place back and forced him to return the $7 and change, and he was left without a tip, leading to the heated conversation on video.
Willoughby, who was working that night, said he got a call from F&R Auto Sales saying that Tansey had “verbally berated” them. He said they took the call seriously at first and asked Tansey about the interaction. After Tansey explained what had happened, managers decided not to discipline the driver.
“This isn’t the first time we have had problems with F&R Auto,” Willoughby said.
“All the time, there’s always a problem, always an issue,” Hernandez said. “We’ve been going back and forth with them for a long time.”
Palace Pizza has been getting supportive calls all day from across the country, and several people have pledged to raise or donate money for Tansey.
In addition, the owner of the dealership and his son came by to apologize to Palace Pizza in person on Wednesday.
“I was the manager on that night, and today they came and spoke to me, profusely apologized,” Willoughby said. “We both want to make things right between us. We don’t want any bad blood.”
Commenters who claim to have seen the YouTube video before it was made private identify the dealership as F & R Auto Sales in Westport. Review pages of that dealership on Yelp and Google were being flooded with negative ratings on Wednesday. In addition, the dealership’s website struggled to load.