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Outrage Over The 20-Cent Tip That NFL Player LeSean McCoy Left At A Burger Restaurant

A receipt reportedly left by Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy went viral this week after the manager of the restaurant shared it on Facebook.

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The owner of PYT Burger, Tommy Up, decided to share what he said was McCoy's receipt on Facebook, furious that the NFL player would leave a 20-cent tip on a meal that was over $60.

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The receipt was shared thousands of times on just Facebook alone. There were lots of different opinions on who was at fault, McCoy for tipping so little, or the restaurant for exposing him online.

PYT is now retweeting people equating Shady's bad tip to Ray Rice. Why is a restaurant so hungry for attention? https://t.co/v22tRsLYa3

Jeff McDevitt@JeffMcDev

PYT is now retweeting people equating Shady's bad tip to Ray Rice. Why is a restaurant so hungry for attention?
https://t.co/v22tRsLYa3

3:30 PM - 10 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

NFL players are not fan favs this week btwn Ray & his horrendous act caught on tape & now Shady not tippin my fav spot @PYTBurger #nobueno

ૐ aka dani@pisces_d33

NFL players are not fan favs this week btwn Ray & his horrendous act caught on tape & now Shady not tippin my fav spot @PYTBurger #nobueno 👎

5:35 PM - 09 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

LeSean McCoy is wild for leaving a 20 cent tip at PYT

Cody Byrum@ByrumCody

LeSean McCoy is wild for leaving a 20 cent tip at PYT

3:32 PM - 10 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sports reporter Les Bowen asked McCoy about the viral receipt and tweeted that McCoy told him the whole controversy was "bullshit."

Asked LeSean McCoy about the restaurant receipt thing. “It’s bull****, man,” he said. Declined request to elaborate.

Les Bowen@LesBowen

Asked LeSean McCoy about the restaurant receipt thing. “It’s bull****, man,” he said. Declined request to elaborate.

2:52 PM - 08 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

On McCoy receipt thing: my understanding is, he was really ticked about service. But org wishes he𠆝 handled it differently. He understands

Les Bowen@LesBowen

On McCoy receipt thing: my understanding is, he was really ticked about service. But org wishes he𠆝 handled it differently. He understands

6:03 PM - 08 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Up released a statement on Facebook Tuesday, explaining that it was his decision to post the photo and that the claims of bad service inspiring the bad tip were a lie.

Facebook: PYTburger

Even a few celebrities have gotten involved in the drama, with model Chrissy Teigen expressing anger over the fact the restaurant posted the receipt.

.@BryanAGraham not a good look for the burger place either. Didn't care about the guy, but will definitely not eat at this shitfest.

christine teigen@chrissyteigen

.@BryanAGraham not a good look for the burger place either. Didn't care about the guy, but will definitely not eat at this shitfest.

4:16 PM - 08 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And Charlie Sheen tweeted that he was going to donate $1,000 to PYT Burger.

dear Tommy Up at PYT in Philly. Please tell Rob K I'm pledging 1000 dollars to him for the tip debacle just wanna help. c #NoJudgement

Charlie Sheen@charliesheen

dear Tommy Up
at PYT in Philly.
Please tell Rob K
I'm pledging
1000 dollars
to him for the
tip debacle
just wanna help.
c
#NoJudgement

2:11 PM - 10 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

As of Wednesday, users are still pouring into PYT's Facebook page to voice their opinion about the situation.

Facebook: PYTburger

McCoy told reporters at a press conference on Thursday that he was making a statement with the very small tip. He said the service wasn't just bad but disrespectful and he would do it again if he could.

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