facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Santa fired after rudeness allegation

Dec. 6, 2012 at 5:23 PM   |   Comments

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Maine Mall said its Santa Claus is being replaced after a parent complained he was rude to her 6-year-old daughter and would not let her sit in his lap.

The mother, whose name was not released, said her daughter, Chantel Mailhiot, 6, was prevented from sitting on Santa's lap at the South Portland Mall when she refused to buy a $20 photo package, WGME-TV, Portland, reported Thursday.

The mother said her daughter asked Santa for an "American Girl doll" and he replied she would receive an "American football."

The mall said a new Santa Claus will be in place Thursday.

The former Santa declined to comment, WGME-TV said.

Topics: Santa Claus
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
10 metal balls removed from Malaysian man's penis 10 metal balls removed from Malaysian man's penis
2
Gamers put heads in giant breasts at Tokyo Game Show Gamers put heads in giant breasts at Tokyo Game Show
3
Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese Defectors: Kim Jong Un addicted to Swiss cheese
4
Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot Researchers claim evidence of Russian Bigfoot
5
Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail Public use of mayo shampoo lands man in jail
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback