Those hotel workers never seem to learn. Sheesh! First came the hotel shuttle bus driver in New Mexico who was fired after "complimenting" Jennifer Aniston, and now there's the German maid who says she got fired because she asked Jennifer Lopez for an autograph. The moral of the story? If you work in a hotel and you see any celebrity named Jennifer, run far, far away! But J.Lo is peeved that anyone would think she'd get a maid or anyone else in trouble for asking for an autograph, tweeting: "C'mon thought you knew me better than this.. Would never get anyone fired over an autograph. 1st I heard of this was on twitter. #hurtful." So what's the real story then? Who do we believe -- the maid or J.Lo? Tough one, my friends ...
This all started when a maid in Germany gave an interview to a local newspaper saying that she'd tried to get an autograph from the star and was fired for her pains. She told Bild:
I am an incredibly big fan so I took all my courage and rang the bell to get an autograph. But I was rejected by two assistants at the door. A day later the cleaning company that employed me at the hotel called and said that Ms. Lopez had complained. I was fired right there on the phone. Because of an autograph.
But sources tell TMZ that while a maid may be going around trashing J.Lo, the real story is somewhat more ... bizarre. Apparently what happened (at least according to J.Lo's camp) is that the maid "barged" into the star's room without warning. Alarmed, the singer's security team booted her out of the room. Apparently the maid wasn't fired but "relocated." Which is code for fired.
Well, this does sound a tad like J.Lo, or at least her security team, did get the maid in trouble. But can you blame them? You're there to change sheets and empty wastebaskets, NOT charge into a star's hotel room -- or even ask for an autograph. I don't care how starstruck you are, just do your job. Grab a mop, not a pen. Sheesh.
Do you feel sorry for the maid?
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