Jess Glynne has been the subject of much criticism after claiming that she had been discriminated against for wearing sportswear at the chic Sexy Fish restaurant in London.
The 30-year-old Hold My Hand singer went on Instagram Monday to reveal that she had been turned down from the Mayfair restaurant while wearing a hoodie and sneakers, which led critics to the qualify as “privileged and authorized”.
The Asian restaurant Sexy Fish, where steaks cost up to £ 105, clearly states on its website: “We ask customers not to wear sports or beach wear. ripped jeans, flip flops, sliders, or workout sneakers (smarter, more fashionable sneakers may be allowed). “
Discrimination: Jess Glynne has been the subject of much criticism after claiming to have been discriminated against for wearing sportswear at the chic Sexy Fish restaurant in London
Twitter was inundated with comments from users claiming that Jess clearly believed herself “above” the dress code, while others defended the singer after claiming that staff were “rude and off-putting” in her approach to the problem .
Jess was clearly unhappy with the turn of events by sharing the selfie in the toilets of Amazonico London, which also prohibits sportswear in her clearly stated dress code, where she had dinner after the incident.
In her long article, Jess wrote, “Dear @SexyFishLondon, I showed up at your restaurant like this and you looked at me up and down with my friend and you said no, you can’t come in and your restaurant was empty …
“I then went to @amazonicolondon who greeted me and my friend with pure joy and we had a striking meal with wicked service.”
Clair: The Asian restaurant Sexy Fish, where steaks cost up to £ 105, clearly states on its website: “We ask customers not to wear sports or beach wear. ripped jeans, flip flops, sliders or training sneakers (smarter, fashion sneakers may be allowed) ”
Empty: “Dear @SexyFishLondon, I showed up at your restaurant like this and you looked at me and my friend from top to bottom and said no, you can’t come in and your restaurant was EMPTY,” wrote Glynne (photo in September)
Fuming: She then had dinner at Amazonico London, which also prohibits sportswear in its clearly stated dress code.
She then asked the restaurant to “please check for yourself if this is how you treat people because it is unpleasant, off-putting, embarrassing and certainly not inviting”.
“We were kept waiting and 2 members of staff came to look at us and make a decision based on our appearance. I think that the attitude of your staff must change because it was pure discrimination. Thank you and goodbye ‘.
She also shared the same photo on her Instagram story, stating, “You’re all rude @sexyfishlondon. “
Fuming: Twitter users attacked Jess for alleged privilege
Twitter was quickly inundated with reactions, with critics writing, “It’s sad that you can’t see that you’re wearing casual sportswear is against their policy. It’s even sadder than you thought it was discrimination … based on that confused face …
“Someone has to tell Jess Glynne that … being hijacked from a restaurant because you’re wearing a hoodie isn’t discrimination …
“Politics is politics. Why is it different for you? … Jess Glynne and boyfriend swing to SexyFish and wonder why they can’t get a table… They have a dress code, you haven’t met him. To surpass oneself…
Protection: Dedicated fans insisted the incident was not a problem
“It’s not shocking, he has a dress code! It is fantastic that it was not treated differently! … Ahhh … right … I have a lot of money to be able to do what I want …
“If anyone requests this privilege, I will simply report it to Jess Glynne complaining that she has been discriminated against because she cannot wear a hoodie while eating sushi at £ 300 at Mayfair.”
However, other fans felt defensive about the star as they wrote, “Why are you so rude … If there is something you want to say to him, you can say it in a polite manner …
“Sorry it happened to you – it’s not nice to be refused. But it’s not discrimination, it’s the opposite – they apply the same rules to everyone no matter who you are … appreciation tweet. Love her sm… whatever happens! ”
Sexy Fish has not commented publicly on why Glynne was refused at this time.
Glynne was signed by Atlantic Records at just 24 years old in 2013, and burst onto the scene after rewriting and providing vocals for My Love from Route 94, which dominated the British charts and was certified platinum.
Rude: She also shared the same photo on her Instagram story, saying, “You’re all rude @sexyfishlondon”
She also collaborated on Rather Be with another British group, Clean Bandit, with this single at the top of the charts.
Glynne released her first album I Cry When I Laugh in 2015, which debuted at the top of the British album charts.
Her second album, Always In Between of 2018, also made her debut at the forefront of album charts, with her single I’m Be There topping the charts, making her the first British singer with seven singles # 1 success story.
Breakout: Glynne was signed by Atlantic Records at just 24 years old in 2013, and burst onto the scene after rewriting and providing vocals for My Love from Route 94, which dominated the charts for British singles and was certified platinum