Tesco shopper left humiliated after worker scolds her for wearing a bikini top and tells her to 'grow up' | The Sun

A TESCO shopper said she was left humiliated after being scolded by an employee for wearing a bikini top in the store and told to "grow up".

The woman from East Yorkshire was paying for her items at the tills on Monday when she was confronted by a member of staff.


Tesco have since apologised for the behaviour of one of the workers at the store in Driffield in Yorkshire.

But the unnamed woman has vowed to never shop there again after the heated clash.

Hull Live reports that the woman, wearing a bikini top, had just finished her shop during the UK's sizzling heatwave and arrived at the self-scanning tills when the incident happened.

She said: "I've never felt so humiliated and discriminated [against] in front of everyone just for wearing a bikini top and by a staff member. 

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"The staff member came to me when we was at self scan, she'd already let me walk around the whole shop then came to me in front of everyone, people left right and centre, and said, 'next time can you wear a t-shirt, even men aren't allowed in without their t-shirts it's the policy'."

"A bit of a heated argument happened and she ended up telling me to grow up and said 'good' that she'd lost me as a customer, well that didn't help the situation whatsoever.

 "I'm just so fuming and upset, it takes a lot of courage to wear something like that, I expect words off 'street chavs' but not from a staff member where we regularly shop."

The woman added that a younger Tesco worker hugged her and comforted her after the row.

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She added: "He came outside and apologised repetitively for how she went about it the complete wrong way.

"I explained how it's not normal for me to wear a top this like but it's 35+ degrees, I don't just carry t-shirts around with me.

"I even explained how many of other women/girls were going in with some of their cleavage showing and very tiny belly tops with no bras on! But somehow I was the only exception?"

"He said he understood it's not normal weather and even schools and train services have changed their rules to accommodate this weather and said he'd have a meeting with her."

Tesco have now apologised to the woman over her treatment.

A company spokesperson said: "We’re sorry for the way this was handled, have apologised to the customer involved and reminded colleagues in store to be courteous to our customers at all times."

But the woman insisted the store had "lost" her as a costumer.

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