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Grandmother´s claim that disfigured
three-year-old was thrown out of KFC
is a hoax, claims investigation - after
fast-food giant gave family $30,000

Daily Mail [UK], by David McCormack

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 6/24/2014 10:02:11 AM

The story of a little girl being thrown out of a KFC restaurant in Jackson, Mississippi, after an employee said her scarred face was ´scaring the other diners´ is a hoax, an investigation has claimed. Victoria Wilcher, who was left disfigured after being attacked by dogs, made national headlines earlier this month after her family posted a photo entitled ´Does this face look scary to you?´ on a Facebook page entitled Victoria´s Victories. The allegations against KFC drew widespread condemnation and prompted the fast food chain to donate $30,000 towards Victoria’s charity while promising to pay for an independent review

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A new low, using a little girl with facial injuries to perpetrate a social media-driven shakedown. They teach that the ends justify the means, and that big companies are evil oppressors, and that everyone deserves to be a star, so why not?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 6/24/2014 10:15:20 AM     (No. 9897724)

Go back to the postings here on lucianne.com and you will find that astute ldotters were seeing through this from day one. Maybe KFC should have hired some of our fellow analysts before they shucked out 30 grand.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: farmwife, 6/24/2014 10:18:05 AM     (No. 9897725)

Nowhere does it mention a mother or a father. It mentions this beautiful child was with a grandfather with 8 pit bulls that attacked her.

This is a sad story. Even without the criminal grandmother.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highlander, 6/24/2014 10:25:04 AM     (No. 9897736)

Throw grandma in jail, destroy the dogs, and have that poor girl adopted into a loving home where she can be raised in a decent invironment. No member of her family should ever have contact with her. How slimy and despicable is that "blanco abuela basura"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 6/24/2014 11:03:54 AM     (No. 9897795)

That little girl´s family is trash - eight pit bulls and a grifter grandma says it all.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 6/24/2014 11:04:53 AM     (No. 9897798)

I´ll bet grandma has already been to the casinos with some of the contributions.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 6/24/2014 11:21:13 AM     (No. 9897821)

Did ANYONE read that an "independent" investigation has not been completed so how could there be a conclusion. What a bunch of idiots --- most of the comments here sound like typical Democrats who shoot their mouths off before their brains catch-up

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Reply 7 - Posted by: envirodude, 6/24/2014 11:34:17 AM     (No. 9897837)

#6 - the investigation is not complete. That is true. But what was revealed, thusfar, was that there was not a store where the grandmother said there was. This was clarified by the family last week. There are two stores in the area. Per KFC, they reviewed the footages from both on the day in question and did not see the girl in either of them.

Now, it could be that the family got the day wrong. But when you reread the post from the facebook page, you see that the aunt was angry and somebody brought up that KFC should make it right. KFC has been above board and should be given the benefit of doubt - something they were denied thusfar.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pinchem, 6/24/2014 12:27:15 PM     (No. 9897939)

Sometimes I think we are too softhearted and gullible which is why scammers can get away with bilking so many people out of their money. Perhaps if people used more Logic and Common Sense (a rare commodity these days) and check things out FIRST, then maybe scammers would not get away with this type of crap.

I can´t believe how many people fall for the poor "sick girl or boy in a hospital" if we all forward their crap email (or like on FB) the hospital will get x amount of cents for each one. Another is searching for children. I have seen these posted a year after the child had been found (whether dead or alive). People just don´t think, and we talk about liberals operating on emotions. HA.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Advocate, 6/24/2014 4:13:03 PM     (No. 9898200)

In Europe the Gypsies aka Roma would intentionally disfigure children for begging purposes.
Time to look closely at this grandmother.
Where are the parents?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/24/2014 8:42:22 PM     (No. 9898458)

KFC has said they will still give $30k towards her medical bills.

If a person is willing to put their sad story and face in front of a camera, money will show up.

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