Couple accuses restaurant of sexual harassment over squirt toy

Couple accuses restaurant of sexual harassment over squirt toy
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A Texas couple claimed sexual harassment against a hibachi restaurant in Tennessee after the wife was squirted with water from a toy.

Isabelle Lassiter and her husband, James, were dining at Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, when the incident occurred. According to Lassiter, a toy that’s used during the chef’s show — which is made to look like a little boy urinating when its plastic pants are pulled down — squirted water on her face.

“It peed on me, basically,” she said, AZ Family reported. The couple said they were horrified by the chef’s decision to make the toy appear to have urinated on Lassiter.

“It really didn’t have a wiener, but you got the point,” she said. Her husband said he feels as though it was sexual harassment on the restaurant’s part.

“It was a sexual-style assault on my wife,” he said. “(It happened) in front of our minor children and grandchildren.”

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