The Waffle Home employee who’s been ridiculed for viral video of her holding a child throughout her shift within the kitchen, says she actually had no selection … and the unhappy fact ought to silence her Web haters.
TMZ spoke with Tiffany Clark — the worker within the TikTok vid and mom of 4 — who tells us she was working the in a single day shift at a South Carolina Waffle Home final weekend when she acquired a name from the newborn’s grandmother a few determined household scenario.
Tiffany says the newborn is her 4-month-old niece Octavia — daughter of her brother, who just lately died. She tells us grandma requested her to take the newborn instantly, as a result of the kid’s mom was about to be hospitalized for psychological sickness.
Tiffany says the one different choice was for the newborn to finish up within the custody of kid companies — so, she determined to take her to work, and says the video will not be practically as dangerous because it appears.
For starters, Tiffany claims she was by no means cooking meals with child Octavia in her arms because it seems … she was marking plates for servers. And, she says she was solely behind the counter with the kid for the temporary second caught on video.
Tiffany says after the video went viral, she acquired a name from her boss, and after explaining the scenario … she acquired suspended for per week. She tells us she hasn’t heard from Waffle Home since Monday, however expects to nonetheless have her job as soon as her suspension’s over.
We reached out to Waffle Home, and it says it doesn’t disclose non-public personnel issues.
On a extra optimistic word … Tiffany says she intends turn into her niece’s authorized guardian to offer a cheerful dwelling for Octavia whereas her mom will get assist.