alois bell*In April 2012, we brought you a story called “Racism in Restaurants Survey: ‘Inferior Service is Warranted’ Toward Blacks” and there were numerous comments and reports of undertipping and African American customers behaving badly.

Unfortunately, the newest incident going viral on the internet may or may not support these claims.

A St. Louis, Missouri, Applebee’s found themselves caught in a predicament between waitress Chelsea Welch and customer Pastor Alois Bell, 37, when Bell felt the automated tip of 18 percent was a bit much to pay her waitress when she doesn’t even give God that much, according to the Daily Mail and Bell’s receipt that was posted on Reddit by Welch:

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