Ananya Birla, daughter of Aditya Birla Group chairman, slams US restaurant for being racist

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 26, 2020, 07.34 PM(IST)

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The Scopa Italian Roots restaurant is an Italian-American dining place by chef Antonia Lofaso in California.

Ananya Birla, daughter of Aditya Birla Group's billionaire chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, has slammed a US restaurant for being "racist". She, in a series of tweets on Monday, said the Italian-American dining place in California "literally threw" her and her family out of their premises.

The Scopa Italian Roots restaurant is an Italian-American dining place by chef Antonia Lofaso in California.

The singer and artist tweeted: "This restaurant @ScopaRestaurant literally threw my family and I, out of their premises. So racist. So sad. You really need to treat your customers right. Very racist. This is not okay."

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"We waited for 3 hours to eat at your restaurant. @chefantonia Your waiter Joshua Silverman was extremely rude to my mother, bordering racist. This isn''t okay," Ananya said in another tweet.

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She is also the daughter of educationist and mental health activist Neerja Birla.

In a tweet, Neerja Birla slammed the restaurant for ill-treating them.

"Very shocking... absolutely ridiculous behaviour by @ScopaRestaurant.  You have no right to treat any of your customers like this," she said.

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"I have never experienced anything of this sort. Racism exists and is real. Unbelievable. @ScopaRestaurant," their son Aryaman Birla also tweeted.

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