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Tesco Apologizes For Cashier Who Said Gay Folks Should Die Alone and Not Have Babies

TescoA supermarket in the UK is investigating an incident in which a cashier spewed hateful anti-gay speak to customers.

Gay Star News reports that Natalie Rivans and her girlfriend Helen Embleton were “mortified” when a female cashier at a Tesco store in London told them “gay people shouldn’t have babies” and that they should “die alone.”

The comment was evidently prompted by the checker’s previous customers, a pregnant lesbian couple.

Rivans reportedly called the woman out for her comments but was told that “It’s a free country so I can say what I like.” Perhaps she was trying to win back the Christian customers who boycotted the grocery chain back in 2011.

Perhaps she would change her views if someone bought her an inflatable gay best friend.

Rivans and Embleton then complained to the store’s manager, who apologized.

A spokesperson for the chain — which made news earlier this year for promising free erections from their ATM — said they would be investigating the incident. There was no word on how long the cashier would continue to be employed there.