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She Thought She Won a Toyota!

She Thought She Won a Toyota!

An oldie but goodie! A great newspaper clipping from years ago:

Jodee Berry of Panama City, Fla., sits with her toy Yoda at her lawyer’s office Wednesday. Berry, a former Hooters waitress, has sued the restaurant where she worked saying she was promised a new Toyota for winning a beer sales contest in April. Berry, 26, believed that she had won a new car, but she was blindfolded, led to the parking lot and presented a toy Yoda, the little green guy from Star Wars.”

And for the slow folks out there, a TOY YODA is not the same thing as a TOYOTA.

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  • suzy86

    That’s kind of funny, but she should sue and get that damn car!!!

  • jessica

    haha weird. i would sue also! what a disappointment.

  • Stefanie

    LOL and this is worth a post on here?? SERIOUSLY???!

  • JUC

    I WOULD take YODA ANYDAY! thAT IS freakin hilarious while completely and utterly one of the stupidest things i have ever heard

  • Lillianne

    That stinks. Boycott that Hooters. She did a great job for them based on fraud.

  • msguidedmama

    no free lunch…

  • jrfan

    Who the heck says toy yoda, though? I would say it the other way around. They must have been trying to fool her because obviously they knew what she was thinking. I would be angry, but I would have better sense than to think Hooters could afford to give out cars as prizes.

  • ri23

    This is more entertaining and newsworth than another post about stupid Heidi M. and LC. And how in the hell does she work at Hooters with those boobs?

  • Pengey

    Oh Jodee, why the long face?

  • JiaLi

    Well clearly her brain is in her hooters and not inside her head.

  • Jules

    I guess her life sucks more than ours…ha ha ha! you should work at hooters!

  • Rayt


  • Jaded

    Slow news day, Jared? :)

  • Joe

    Bitch probably sucked cock and thought she would get a car. Dumb ho. Whores are dumb.

  • Amy

    They have been doing this joke for years, sorry.

  • Val

    Hahahahaha, unfortunate looking, no car, working at Hooters… poor girl!

  • Nando

    Slow news…cos it’s Friday the 13th…

  • lamedotcom

    doesn’t even make sense. toyota and toy yoda isn’t even a good play on words. yes, must be slow news day.



  • Orange Clockwork

    Lmao, I love it. Did she win her case or whatever?

  • Newport beach, 92660

    I feel so sorry for her. She worked her ass off to get a Toyota, instead she got that alien guy from Star Wars.

  • Jedi master

    Naive she is. High school graduate she is not. Hooters she has not. Terrible waitress I see, muhehehehe. Bad for her I feel, shiatsu message I will give, MMMM?

  • [☆I n F a m o u s☆]

    stupid is women that. lmaooo

  • Mike

    What a hag. She’s disappointed so she’s suing. Typical American attitude…She’s upset, it’s everyone else’s fault, so let’s sue somebody…what a bunch of crap….get a life lady…

  • kathy
  • caroline

    LOL! That was a mean trick to play on her though.

  • emma lee

    That’s what Hooters is all about. You think you are getting or seeing the real deal but you end up with a fake “prize.”

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  • Carlos Castejon

    Todos miran a Aliatar
    que aunque tres toros han muerto
    no se quiere avrenturar
    porque en lance tan incierto
    el caudillo no ha de entrar

  • mathew

    god those tramps at hooters are dogs, any how she’s just a stupid whoore so it serves her right.

  • volleyballgrl

    HEY UMM NUMBER 3…yes this is worth a post on here because its just some comedy to brighten up our day! it made me laygh and learn something new i never heard about! so i thank jare dfor posting it..because it is worthwhile and hilarious!

  • WTF

    Wow! What a haggard mess she was. I’d hate to see her now.

    BTW–Hooters settled and she got her car.

  • Ely

    Lmao! That is hilarious! I wanna do that to someone!

  • http://msn lips,tits and angie’s angels.

    Thats some funny S H I T!!!

  • http://msn lips,tits and angie’s angels.

    Thats some funny S H I T!!!

  • She’s a sell-out

    For those of you who say you would sue for being “disappointed” — YOU are what is wrong with this country. Why do we expect a disappointment free life???? Get over yourselves.

  • LadyS

    Wow, this must have been several years ago at least, because I actually heard about this case at law school (and I’ve been out for three years). From what I remember, this gal went all out to win this contest — traded shifts to take extra hours and work overtime — and the managers did nothing about it, just took advantage of the work she was doing, all the while laughing up their sleeves about the big surprise she had coming.

    Someone in our class asked the obvious question of whether she won, and our prof said something to the effect of “let’s just say she’ll be able to buy any car she wants.” :>

    Good for her, I’d say. This was a really mean joke, and I’m glad it turned out the joke was on them.

  • Hash_re-hash

    This is soooooooooooooooooo OOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLDDD!!!!!!!

  • Bess

    That’s a pretty messed up thing to do to your employees.

    What’s with people dissing her because of where she works. That place sounds tacky and skanky but u can’t judge a person so harshly just because of where they work. Maybe she couldn’t afford the education you did?

    At least she isn’t a welfare bum.

  • anna

    toyota??? yoda????
    ha ha ha

  • Jess

    Apparently she won her settlement and got a Toyota. Ha!

  • SPORTY spice

    I cant stop laughting !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • galerindo

    HAHAAHAA, stupidity is happening again ! :D

  • Bravo

    In case anyone is interested, Jodee Berry settled this suit with Hooters in 2002.

    Details here:

  • turtleedie

    I can’t believe she won the lawsuit! She should have lost and have the word idiot tattooed on her forehead so that any future employers would see her coming and NOT hire her!

  • Victoria

    @Mike: She didnt just get a life, She ended up getting a Toyota