Assist is pouring in for a Los Angeles restaurant proprietor whose pissed off and tearful grievance in regards to the unfairness of COVID-19 restrictions has gone viral with practically eight million clicks.
“Tell me that this is dangerous,” restaurant proprietor Angela Marsden says into the digital camera as she gestures towards her Pineapple Hill Saloon and Grill’s empty out of doors eating tables within the shifting clip she revealed Thursday.
“But right next to me, as a slap in my face, that’s safe?” she goes on, gesturing throughout the road towards a movie crew’s out of doors setup of tents and tables.
Her tables have been ordered to close down below California’s ban on out of doors eating.
In the meantime, the movie catering web site is feeding the solid and crew of the NBC crime dramedy “Good Girls” below a city-issued allow, the New York Occasions reported.
Movie shoots are literally stricter than eating places as a result of they’re restricted to crew members who should be often examined for the virus, the LA county well being division advised the paper.
However that’s no comfort to Marsden.
“Everything that I own is being taken away from me and they set up a movie company right next to my outdoor patio,” she complains in her video, her voice breaking with emotion.
She has owned the cash for ten years, and had simply spent some $80,000 to assemble the out of doors eating space earlier than the state ordered eating places go take-out solely late final month, the ABC affiliate in Los Angeles studies.
“They have not given us money and they have shut us down. We cannot survive,” she says.
“My staff cannot survive.”
Marsden’s clip was retweeted by Donald Trump, Jr. on Friday. A GoFundMe for the restaurant had raised greater than $84,000 by early Sunday.