Chili's Waitress Fired Over Facebook Post Insulting 'Stupid Cops'



Ashley WardenIf you're a teacher, and want to keep your job, don't insult your students on Facebook. If your boss is a Jewish community leader, and you want to keep your job, don't post photos on Facebook of yourself covered in swastikas. And if you're anyone who wants to keep your job, don't go on Facebook and insult a police officer.

A waitress at an Oklahoma City Chili's made that error, when she posted a photo of three Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputies on her Facebook page along with the comment: "Stupid Cops better hope I'm not their server FDP." (A handy abbreviation for F*** Da Police.)

The woman, Ashley Warden, might have had reason to hold a grudge against her local police force. Last year she made national news when her potty-training toddler pulled down his pants in his grandmother's front yard, and a passing officer handed Warden a public urination ticket for $2,500. (The police chief later apologized and dropped the charges, while the ticketing officer was fired.)

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Warden's Facebook post quickly went viral on law enforcement sites, reported Oklahoma City TV station KWTV, and Chili's was barraged with calls demanding that she be fired. Chili's agreed. "With the changing world of digital and social media, Chili's has Social Media Guidelines in place, asking our team members to always be respectful of our guests and to use proper judgement when discussing actions in the work place ...," the restaurant chain said in a statement. "After looking into the matter, we have taken action to prevent this from happening again."

"Involvement in the local community is something Chili's prides ourselves on," the statement added, "and we are proud to partner with local law enforcement officials in our more than 1,200 restaurants throughout the U.S."



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Pinky.Tails

I will MAKE SURE that I NEVER eat at another one of these restaurants again, btw!! This is very good to know! Dumbasses!

October 19 2013 at 6:39 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Pinky.Tails

BTW, MOST of them ARE stupid!! She IS right! Most of them end up graduating from basic level classes and are in the lowest GPAs of all their classmates...so she GOT that right!! :) You go, girl!

October 19 2013 at 6:37 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Pinky.Tails

That is bullshit! This girl was on FB and had a right to say whatever she wanted with no threat to her job. I had seen her post before I realized that she was even fired and I thought it was just an innocent joke. I don't blame her after reading this. I hope she is doing well. Pigs!! They think they own the world...to go after a mother's job...and I am SURE that they did!!

October 19 2013 at 6:36 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dreamzpainter

This is one reason why I never use my real name online

July 22 2013 at 2:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Tim

I bet that this restaurant has an extremely high amount of tickets, stop and checks, and DUI's!!

July 02 2013 at 7:26 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
edgarlongenecker

Anyone accosted by a Code enforcement corporate, for profit municipal corporation, "officer," as in, city, county, state, and, federal, incorporated, cabals, at law, should demand a bloodtest, of any fascist, with an attitude. Surely, Shirley, that'll reduce the conflicts, by and between real people and, robocops... holding them as accountable to us, as, we, to their corporate "authority," which in point of fact, requires, acquiscence to their corporate authority,, to, harass us all... The law: "third parties [ those without a knowing and willing waiver of rights, as, abrogated for us by, lizards at law; of course, as determined for our own good ], are not bound by the ordinances, regulations, and, bylaws, of, corporations..." Or, the fascism, of their corporate officers... whom, are chosen, because of their asinine attitudes... When's the last time, you were accosted by, a wannabe swat Nazi...??? Edgrrr... This attitude, brought to you by the criminalities of toadies of organized crime at law... without, whose complicities, this would be a free country... Grrr...

July 02 2013 at 3:42 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
edgarlongenecker

The epithet, "police Force," says it all... Freedom of speech, comes to mind... To look at todays' gestapo, steroid freak fascists, explains the modus operandi, of those who hire barroom bouncers, and, schoolyard bullies, for cops... better that these goons, spend their careers, learning the relationship between our rights, as opposed to their blind obedience to the Unifom Communistic Code, Slavery based, frauds at law. Toadies of organized crime at law, slither, in all police departments, making the good guys, no better, for tolerating them... Nobody should have such a job, who hasn't actually worked for a living, first. Edgrrr... Ex Deputy/Ex Constable... and, a boy scout, first; "on my honor..."

July 02 2013 at 2:35 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
What it do Cuz

Not surprised, Oklahoma is a shitty place, glad the tornadoes hit, probably killed plenty of cops and the draconian ******** that lived there.

June 12 2013 at 11:03 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
nostinkinbadges!

F U C K Chili's--Who would want to work at some fascist joint that snoops on its workers and cans them when they say things of which they disapprove? And F the cops!

June 10 2013 at 5:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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hddwg1047

Next time someone's committing a crime against you please call your local dope dealer for assistance instead of calling the police.

July 22 2013 at 11:40 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
uwishtoo0416

This waitress is trash. Who allows their child to use the lawn to urinate especially when they are right in front of a home. Doesn't the home have indoor plumbing?

May 24 2013 at 12:04 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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