- A coffee shop owner in Taoyuan, Taiwan, hung a banner in front of her shop asking customers above the age of 18 to stop addressing her as “auntie.”
- One customer shared on social media that when he addressed the owner as “auntie,” she ignored his order.
- The banner, which includes a photo of the owner, states that customers must not address her as “auntie” in order to maintain quality food.
Fed up with customers calling her “auntie,” a coffee shop owner in Taiwan hung a banner in front of her shop stating that customers over 18 are not allowed to address her as “auntie.”
Located in Taoyuan City of northwestern Taiwan, a customer who visited the coffee shop shared the peculiar rule on the Baofei Commune Facebook forum. While ordering smoked chicken with onion and a glass of cold milk, the user, Chen Fuyun, said he addressed the owner as “auntie.” She ignored his order, and a fellow customer pointed towards the banner outside the shop. After correcting his mistake, the owner stated that the sign was made for customers like Chen.
- Astrid Maria Secreve, a co-defendant of a March 2021 mischief case involving an Asian Canadian coffee shop manager, was filmed directing a racist slur at a camera operator while heading to court on Friday.
- The video of the incident shows Secreve yelling an expletive and an anti-Chinese remark before flashing her clothed backside and swearing once more.
- Secreve and her ex-husband, Michel Jean-Jacque Berthiaume, were accused of hurling racist remarks and throwing a cup of coffee at the manager of Rocanini Coffee Roasters in Richmond, Canada.
- In another court appearance last year, Berthiaume was filmed yelling anti-Chinese sentiments at protesters.
- The pair will return to court on Sept. 15.
A Vancouver woman accused of hurling racist slurs and throwing a cup of coffee at an Asian Canadian coffee shop manager in March last year was filmed directing a racist slur at a camera operator while she headed to court on Friday.
Astrid Maria Secreve, a co-defendant of the mischief case with her ex-husband Michel Jean-Jacque Berthiaume, was heading to a courthouse in Richmond, Canada, when she was approached by a CTV News crew that reportedly included a camera operator of Asian descent.
Cho shared the details of the incident which took place on Brannan and 2nd street in San Francisco.