Question Gets Boy, 4, Banned From Doughnut Shop
He wanted to know if woman was pregnant
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 24, 2014 3:15 AM CDT
Updated Jul 27, 2014 11:44 AM CDT
No doughnuts for you, Justin Otero.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

(Newser) – A curious 4-year-old in Monroe, Conn., is going to have to get his doughnuts elsewhere after asking a Doughnut Inn customer the wrong question. Justin Otero's mother says the boy asked the customer if she had a baby in her belly and was told no. "My response was, 'Oh my goodness, I'm so embarrassed, I'm so sorry,'" the mom tells WFSB. But she says that while the customer was forgiving, managers refused to allow her in the store with her son, saying, "'He's not allowed in here, he's rude.'" The mom says she plans to get doughnuts somewhere else with her son, who "sort of" understands what happened but is still asking questions.

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Aug 1, 2014 11:14 AM CDT
Hey, ya got a belly and look pregnant to a child, not the child's fault. Your fault -maybe you should not be in the doughnut shop. That woman was an idiot.
catdog lady
Jul 28, 2014 4:58 PM CDT
I once thought a relative was pregnant and I asked her in private when it the baby due and she said she was not pregnant and she was skinny with just a tiny belly, I was so embarrassed sorry barb
an informed party
Jul 28, 2014 11:33 AM CDT
THERE IS MORE TO THIS STORY than what is recorded here! In our litigious society, don't you think the mom would have filed suit and the ACLU jumped on this? Ask local Law Enforcement in the area about this situation. The shop owner is refusing to participate in the circus the mom has created. Mom accomplished her goal to be the center of attention. DON'T ASSUME that what is written in a "news" story is all that is involved. We're all smarter than believing "It MUST be true, it's on the INTERNET!" SMH