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Manager Loudly Reads Store’s Theft Policy to Black Customers, Calls Security When Asked Why

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Screenshot: Simone Gamble

What happens when a white woman is bothered by the presence of black people? The obvious answer to this question is, of course, she asks to speak to “the manager.”

White women always need to speak to the manager. The main reason God sacrificed his only begotten son was that the archangels who answered prayers were tired of people asking to speak to the manager.

I’m pretty sure that’s in the Bible.

Recently, rwo black shoppers patronizing a Washington-state clothing store discovered what happens when a white woman is disgusted by the presence of Negroes who have the audacity to try to spend money at a place of business. But what happens if the disgusted white woman is also the manager?

She calls security, of course.

According to a Facebook post, Simone Gamble and a friend were shopping at Fuego, a Tacoma, Wash., clothing store, when one of them stepped inside a dressing room at the business. To Gamble’s surprise, they heard the store manager loudly reading the store’s theft policies.


Gamble, who describes herself as a “Queer, androgynous individual, ” tells it this way:

I was in the dressing room and while in there the [manager] started talking about the procedures for theft. Mind you she was not on the floor when we first arrived to the store. I select dresses then tried them on. I was going to PURCHASE one of the dresses until I heard her speaking directly in front of my dressing room about theft procedures. I then got dressed and went to tell her I wanted to buy one of the dresses and confronted her about her implicit conversation right outside the curtain. She kicked us out of the store when I tried asking her why and she then said all of this:

Gamble posted a video of the pair’s interaction with the store’s overseer manager: “So if I were discussing something, we talk about that stuff all the time. All the time,” the Fuego woman, who looks like the love child of Rachael Ray and a baked potato, says to Gamble and her friend. When told that she didn’t have to say she was kicking the two out of the store, she responds, referring to one of them, “When she raises her voice, it gets to the point where … ”


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