LeSean McCoy says server was rude, but food was good

LeSean McCoy told the Daily News today that he tips based on the quality of the service.
Published : September 11, 2014

PYT owner Tommy Up posted LeSean McCoy's receipt online. He says it now hangs on his fridge. Credit: Facebook. PYT owner Tommy Up posted LeSean McCoy's receipt online. He says it now hangs on his fridge. Credit: Facebook.

 

LeSean McCoy said today that he tips based on the quality of the service.

 

 

McCoy, who came under scrutiny Tuesday for apparently tipping 20 cents on a $61.56 bill Monday at the PYT burger joint, said his waiter, Rob Knelly, was "Rude and disrespectful," according to 6ABC.

 

"The 20 cent tip was kind of a statement," McCoy said at a press conference taped by the news outlet. "I didn't do anything wrong and if I had to do it again, I'd do it the same way."

"Just to be honest, like I'm always, I tip on my service," he continued. "I think there's a difference between good service and bad service or just having a bad day. There's a big difference with just being rude and disrespectful. That's how that went."

McCoy said that he tends to tip well and acts respectful toward servers whenever he visits restaurants in the Philadelphia area.

"You can't be disrespectful and just expect somebody to tip you. I don't' care who the person is. That's why I left my card, so they could see my name. Simple as that," McCoy said.

"If you check on that restaurant," he added, "the backlash that has from everybody talking bad about that place, but good food, good food."

And regarding Charlie Sheen's pledge to donate $1,000 to the waiter?

"That's cool," he said. "I'm happy (Sheen) is finally doing something positive."

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