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Woman Defends Mom-To-Be Shamed By Starbucks Barista For Ordering Coffee


British comedian Tiffany Stevenson felt her anger brewing as she waited in line at a London Starbucks. Ahead of her, a pregnant woman had placed an order for a regular caramel macchiato but the 30-something male barista suggested she make it a decaf.

When the customer refused to switch, the man behind the counter informed her that “caffeine is bad for the baby,” according to a series of tweets posted by Stevenson on May 18. During the exchange, the pregnant woman explained that she only drinks one caffeinated beverage a day, to which the barista allegedly replied, “But… you shouldn’t.” That’s when Stevenson nearly boiled over.

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