KUNG FU SALOON RELEASES SECRET DRESS CODE POLICY AFTER YEARS OF RACISM ALLEGATIONS!

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DeAndre Upshaw

Kung Fu Saloon is starting to feel the heat after years of allegations of racism. The company released a statement saying 26 year old DeAndre Upshaw wasn’t allowed into their business because of his behavior. Upshaw is the Houston native who was turned away from the Kung Fu Saloon in Dallas over the weekend. He says a bouncer told him he could not enter because he wore Chuck Taylor Converse. Upshaw said in an interview with Fox 26 there were also Whites in the bar wearing Converse. The social media expert brought heat on the bar after he took to Twitter and Instagram reaching thousands of his followers who also retweeted the allegations of racism. Tuesday Kung Fu Saloon management released their long time secret dress code to the press…A dress code no customer could ever find posted in their Texas locations. Here’s that dress code:

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Washington Avenue

Kung Fu Saloon, employees, and patrons are to present themselves in an appropriate manner which is conducive to a productive, safe and fun environment. Administration has the final authority about dress code compliance. In accordance with Kung Fu policies, employees and patrons may not wear:

• Improperly fit clothing; baggy pants, overly tight clothes, or clothes that expose body parts or undergarments.
• Boxer shorts, sweat pants, or athletic shorts
• Undergarments, pajamas or other clothing not designed to be worn as an outer  garment
• Gang associated clothing or colors
• Emblems or writings that are obscene or that may reasonably be expected to cause a disruption of or interfere with normal operations
• Clothing advertising, condoning, depicting, or promoting a controlled substance, violence, or displaying vulgar or suggestive language
Clothing or items that promote discrimination or intolerance of any group based on race, religion or sexual orientation
• Accessories, which are weapon-like, such as metal-studded collars and arm / wristbands
• Any item with graffiti including of backpacks and other items on the personage


Full Statement from Kung Fu:

“As previously acknowledged, management of Kung Fu Saloon was made aware of a claim that an employee of the company turned away a customer trying to gain entrance to the bar that was wearing unacceptable attire; of which the customer claims was racially motivated.

“Upon learning of the situation, the manager on duty immediately established contact with the customer, and invited them back in order to hear what had happened in an effort to remedy the situation. The customer refused to return, stated the previously mentioned claims, and the incident was unable to be resolved.

“As many of those that have visited us in the past will attest, Kung Fu Saloon is home to a diverse crowd of patrons of all races, ethnicities, genders, and religions. This is a culture that we value, and is something we have taken great pride in since creating the concept, and it is worth restating that it is not the policy of Kung Fu Saloon to deny any customer entry based upon race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or any other status.

“Management has determined that the dress code has caused misunderstanding, and therefore may be found below. We encourage you to join us to see for yourself how diverse our crowd is, and thank you for your patronage.

“Dress Code: Kung Fu Saloon, employees, and patrons are to present themselves in an appropriate manner which is conducive to a productive, safe and fun environment. Administration has the final authority about dress code compliance. In accordance with Kung Fu policies, employees and patrons may not wear:

• “Improperly fit clothing; baggy pants, overly tight clothes, or clothes that expose
body parts or undergarments.
• Boxer shorts, sweat pants, or athletic shorts
• Undergarments, pajamas or other clothing not designed to be worn as an outer
garment
• Gang associated clothing or colors
• Emblems or writings that are obscene or that may reasonably be expected to
cause a disruption of or interfere with normal operations
• Clothing advertising, condoning, depicting, or promoting a controlled substance, violence, or displaying vulgar or suggestive language
• Clothing or items that promote discrimination or intolerance of any group based
on race, religion or sexual orientation
• Accessories, which are weapon-like, such as metal-studded collars and arm/wristbands
• Any item with graffiti including of backpacks and other items on the personage”]