For a person who received 30 million dollars for moving from Los Angeles to New York City; you would think that she would give the people that help keep her show on top, a Proper Christmas party. It was reported that actress, talk-show host, and former fashion model, Tyra Banks did not give her staff a Christmas bonus and held the holiday office party at a dive bar. According to The National Enquirer , Instead of serving food, she showed up with a guy dressed in a santa suit carrying McDonald’s cheeseburgers and then took off:
The night got off to a bad start after the employees arrived at the [Christmas] bash, held December 6 at Pianos, a Manhattan dive bar.
“First there was no food and guests began drinking heavily. Soon everyone was drunk,” another insider said.
Tyra showed up late, saying she was on her way to Italy.
“She told staffers, who relocated from LA to NY for her: ‘I want to thank you guys for working so hard. I have a special guests – here’s Santa!’”
According to an insider, the staff rushed over to Santa expecting to be handed a Christmas bonus. Instead, they were served dinner – burgers from McDonald’s!”
Things went downhill from there.
“People were getting sick on the dance floor. Then drunken fights started breaking out! It was a complete fiasco!” the source said.
A Pianos bartender told The Enquirer: “After Tyra left, some guys had a fight in the room and then a female member of the group fell outside and broke three of her teeth on the sidewalk. An ambulance had to be called for her.”
“When we went upstairs to clean up, there were McDonald’s burger wrappers all over the place.”