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Local Woman Threatens Lawsuit Against Starbucks For Penning Her Name As ‘Babi’ On Her Cup

today17 May 2023


source: Facebook

Outrage and dismay have been aired in response to a recent occurrence at the Starbucks outlet at Sunway Medical Centre where a patron found her name scribbled on her cup as a disparaging phrase. The incident has prompted a contentious discussion online among users, who all hold differing viewpoints on the subject.

Bavitra Ramachandran uploaded a Facebook post explaining the situation on May 15 in which she voiced her displeasure at the Starbucks employee for writing her name as “babi,” a term that, in essence, translates to “pig” in Malay and which we Malaysians all too frequently utilise as an insult.

Starbucks Malaysia and two of its branches, Starbucks Sunway Medical Centre and Starbucks Sunway Velocity Mall, were tagged by Bavitra in her caption, while she demanded that appropriate action be initiated.

source: Greentech Media

Bavitra expressed frustration to Starbucks Malaysia directly, even suggesting that she might file a lawsuit…

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Written by: Lara Kramer

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