Dairy Queen employee who made viral ‘marijuana’ cake said she was fired on her birthday for the mix-up
Cassandra Walker, the Dairy Queen employee who made a viral ‘marijuana’-themed cake, said she was fired on her birthday for the mix-up.
INSIDER previously reported on the Georgia woman who ordered a “Moana” birthday cake, but was misheard by a Dairy Queen employee, who thought she said “marijuana.”
Walker said her manager misheard the order and told her it was okay to make a marijuana-themed cake.
The official statement from the Milledgeville Dairy Queen characterized the birthday cake mix-up as “a simple misunderstanding from the beginning.”
A representative from Dairy Queen confirmed to INSIDER that Walker was terminated but was later offered her job back, which she declined.
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The Dairy Queen employee who made a viral marijuana-themed cake said she was fired on her birthday for the mix-up.
Cassandra Walker, the Georgia woman who made the cake, told USA Today that it was her manager who misheard a customer’s cake order over the phone, mistaking “Moana” for “marijuana.”
The ice cream cake, which read “Happy 25th Birthday Kensli,” was decorated with green and white frosting and featured a large cannabis leaf. Next to it was a “My Little Pony” character with blurry red eyes smoking what appeared to be a joint.
Walker said her manager told her it was OK to make the marijuana-themed cake.
“The manager stood behind me while I pulled the images off the internet,” the mother-of-two told USA Today. “She walked by as I decorated the cake. As I boxed the cake up, she was the one who walked it up to the front.”
Walker said Dairy Queen fired her for the mistake on July 8 — her birthday. A representative from Dairy Queen confirmed with INSIDER that she was terminated and that the company later offered Walker …read more
Source:: Business Insider