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The Game

Restaurant BOOTED Me Because I'm Black

9/6/2011 2:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The Game
claims he's just been kicked out of a famous L.A. restaurant because he's BLACK -- even referring to the manager as a "slave master" ... but the restaurant insists they were simply enforcing the dress code.

Sources close to Game tell TMZ, the rapper dropped by Hillstone's in Santa Monica -- formally known as Houston's -- wearing a white tank top ... when the manager refused to seat him.

According to sources, the manager told Game he was in violation of the dress code, which requires men to wear sleeves. But Game's pals tell TMZ ... there were two white males in the restaurant with sleeveless shirts ... and it wasn't a problem.

Game believes the 86'ing was racially motivated -- and took to Twitter moments ago -- telling his 644,000 followers, "Houston's just went from my favorite resturant to the "RACIST-URANT" !!!!"

The rapper added, "Hillstone's racist-urant formerly known as Houston's & their slave-master manager Valerie has just made #1 on the RACIST resturant list !"

A rep for the restaurant tells us ... Game only pointed to a lone sleeveless woman at the bar -- NOT two men -- and says the sleeve rule does not apply to females.

The rep says the restaurant would love to have The Game back ... when he's wearing the appropriate clothing.


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GLilla in IL    

How does this guy end up on TMZ once a week? He is a crappy rapper that really isn't that famous but TMZ reports on him like he is Michael Jackson (yes, DEAD MJ) If MJ walks into a restaurant it will be news. The Game doing anything is just a waste of time. He is a violent, tattoo faced idiot that likes to do exactly what is against convention so that people look at him. So what does TMZ do, they re-tweet his BS. BTW, I am black and deeply embarrassed by this fool.

1108 days ago


Oh boo-hoo...I'm entitled and the rules don't apply to me. Whatever!

1108 days ago


Goes into a "high end" restaurant, wearing a tank about trashy, and then pulls the "race card", real classy!

1108 days ago

She's baaaack    

That young colored man seems to be a bit mixed up. Perhaps if the restaurant manager really was a slavemaster he would have done the world a favor and taken a bullwhip to that young colored man's back. I mean if that's what the young man wants, with everyone being so racist and all towards him, I guess someone should have shown some good manners and obliged him. Stupid colored man.

1108 days ago


"Right to refuse service to Anyone" for anything, it doesn't matter EVEN IF the restaurant is racist, they don't HAVE to allow black people, or purple people in, because they have the right to refuse service to ANyone for ANything.

1108 days ago


LOL...damn another one.

1108 days ago

The Love Sponge    

They threw him out because he is dumb and ugly looking.

1108 days ago


I actually went to the exact Houston's for lunch a few years back when I was living out there and, as it was a nice day, I was wearing a sleeveless shirt. Restaurant barely had 4 tables seated. Nevertheless, the host told me that I needed to wear sleeves to be seated. OMG!!! SO RACIST!! Oh, btw, I'm white. Not nearly a millionaire like The Game (HAHAHA!). And I went to the Promenade not 100 yards from the place, bought a shirt with sleeves, and went back and had lunch. ENOUGH B*TCHING ABOUT RACISM. JESUS.

1108 days ago

john johnson    

tmz...why are you guys giving this hole in an ass a forum for press for??? move on from this guy! hes now a has been!

1108 days ago


Looking for a lawsuit to support yourself since you have no career, Game?

1108 days ago


Ever hear of chicken little or the boy that cried wolf?These idiots that toss the race card at the drop of a hat are taking away from those that may victims of discrimination in the future. You can thank sharpton and jackson for setting such a wonderful example. MLK was a hero and a man of true character. the only thing these two race baiters are, is a detriment their race.

1108 days ago

The Black people that have these types of problems isn't because they are black, it's because those particular people are stupid and also happen to be black.

1108 days ago

kirk sporman    

he's just trying to stay relevant these days by causing all these problems every week - get a life or a job you ignorant fool

1108 days ago


Thank you Hillstone's!!!!! If all restaurants would begin enforcing this along with no sagging pants it would be a better place! He can call rascism all he wants, it's not going to work. Make's me want to support the restaurant chain even more!!!

1108 days ago


Sorry Bro...anyone who says 'racist' is one themself.(fact)
There is alot of that sort of talk going on..and it isn't true. In this day and age?..COME ON!! NOT TRUE.

1108 days ago
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