Birthday girl thrown out of London night club for being too big

- 10/09/2016
Shocking exit as a birthday girl was thrown out of a  London night club . And why? Well, because she is too big.

Yes, She and her friends were denied entry to a nightclub because of their dress sizes.

Birthday girl thrown out of London night club

Bobbi Jo Goldsmith was out last Friday for her 20th birthday with nine other pals and had booked a table at Libertine London.

Embarrassment and a ruined birthday. But while waiting to get in, Bobbi Jo and her friends say they were pulled from the queue and asked to leave by club staff.

"I was just totally embarrassed," Bobbi

"They just looked us up and down and told us that we were too big.

"It completely ruined my birthday.

"It didn't badly affect me, I'm okay. But I know this has a big impact on a lot of girls.

"I want to highlight this – it shouldn't be happening in 2016. It's horrible".
Libertine London nightclub.

This is what her mum Deborah had to say about the whole thing.

"I think it's a disgrace, I don't think clubs should do this," Deborah, from Barnet in London said.

"My daughter felt totally embarrassed and humiliated. It ruined her birthday night."

Completely changed plans led to increased expenses. Deborah said that her daughter was forced to go to another nightclub.

She added: "Luckily she's a strong and resilient girl so wasn't too affected by it.

"But it made the night even more expensive, because they hadn't booked a table or anything like that.

"She's only a size 10. She's a cheerleader. I don't understand why they didn't get in.
Libertine night club London
"Having read the reviews, Libertine is known for this stuff. I think it should be boycotted."

Both Bobbi Jo and Deborah are angry with the club and don't want other girls to suffer the same plight.

They said that the promoter, who organised the night, was told by a "tall French woman" that the girls didn't have the "right image".

Hundreds of people have come out in support of Bobbi Jo.

Alison Grimes said: "Ignorant, small-minded people. She looks stunning."

Libertine night club London didn't sit back doing nothing, they defended themselves in a statement:

"We would like to make it clear that, any assumptions or comments concerning the reason for not granting entry, certainly did not come from anyone employed or connected to us and are in no way reflective of our actual door policy.

"The club is nearly always over-subscribed and turning people away is commonplace for us and every other venue.

"On that particular night we had over 500 people through the doors and turned away 119 potential customers.

"Potential customers are given priority based on who they booked with. Members and house guestlist coming first, followed by the in house PR team and then freelance promotional companies and their sub-promoters.

"On any given night our club is filled with a diverse and inclusive group of people, which is something we pride ourselves upon. We would never reject anyone based upon their dress size or physical appearance."

This is was their response. Whether or not it is true, the point remains that they have built a reputation for turning people away.


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