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Outrage Over Rihanna-Themed 'Black & Bleu Burger'

Georgia's Chops & Hops restaurant takes heat for its celebrity 'joke'
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 26, 2012 9:27 AM CDT
Outrage Over Rihanna-Themed 'Black & Bleu Burger'
A Georgie steakhouse is taking heat for making domestic violence jokes about their Caribbean Black & Bleu burger.   (Chops & Hops Facebook page)

(Newser) – A Georgia restaurant is being slammed for being tasteless—but it has nothing to do with the flavor of its food. The bad taste in this case surrounds the "Caribbean black and bleu" burger, which it joked was named after Chris Brown and Rihanna, reports the New York Daily News. "Chris Brown won't beat you up for eating this unless your name starts with a R and ends with A," read the restaurant's Facebook post about the new dish. Of course, Brown became infamous for beating Rihanna back in 2009, when they were a couple. Outrage ensued, causing the restaurant to state it "does not support domestic violence," yank the burger from the menu, and agree to donate six times the amount of the sandwich's one-day sales to a domestic violence prevention group. But the Facebook post is still live. (Read more Chris Brown stories.)

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