On Dasher, On Dancer, On Comet and Cupid...
"Bad Santa" has left the building.
San Francisco's Macy's on Union Square apparently got fed up with a bawdy Santa who's been bouncing little kiddies on his knee for around twenty years.
It seems that an older adult couple complained about a joke he cracked, that's been in his repertoire for years.
"When I ask the older people who sit on my lap if they've been good and they say, 'Yes,' I say, 'Gee, that's too bad. Then, if they ask why Santa is so jolly, I joke that it's because I know where all the naughty boys and girls live."
And that's what sent Santa packing.
But have no fear, Santa's got a brand new bag, at Lefty O'Doul's restaurant and lounge.
Lefty O'Doul's owner Nick Bovis, who had been to Macy's with his own children in the past, stepped in to offer Toomey a job once he heard the news. "I'll pay you double what Macy's paid," Bovis said. "I told him, 'you can tell any jokes you want.'"
He'll appear on a North Pole Winter Wonderland stage from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Christmas Eve, where it is IN HIS CONTRACT to deliver the naughty joke that got him sacked from Macy's.
And, it seems Santa is more than willing to give Macy's a lump of goal over his firing. As he says (VIDEO), "I've had issues with Macy's for years...Santa used to have a dressing room...Santa had to dress in the 8th Floor Men's room."
Wait till Mrs. Clause hears about this!
Source: Bay Citizen