Los Angeles: Latino customer reports receiving Starbucks cup labeled ‘beaner’

Los Angeles: Latino customer reports receiving Starbucks cup labeled ‘beaner’

[Ed. – Honest mistake by the barista? (The customer’s name is Peter.) Another hoax “reveal” coming? Your call, folks. I’ve had Starbucks write some weird labels for me too, on occasion.]

A Latino man named Peter received a cold coffee drink labeled “BEANER.”

“En español es ‘frijoleros’, ‘beaner,’ you know, in English,” said the victim’s friend Miguel Acosta.

“He went to Starbucks, and they asked for his name, and his name is ‘Peter,’ and they wrote this ‘beaner,’ Acosta told CBS2 News through a coworker who was translating. “And he’s saying that’s not fair.”

Acosta said his friend didn’t deserve such treatment and doesn’t understand why he was targeted.

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