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The Game

Restaurant BOOTED Me Because I'm Black

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

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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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46.

Nicki    

Racism..hmmm lets see

The blacks have MLK day, Juneteenth, BET channel, the Mexicans have Cinco de mayo,and many freaking channels, What holiday does the "white people" have that no one else has? What channel does the "white people" have that other nationalities aren't on? NONE..and he is pissed because someone told him to dress according to their rules and he throws the race card down. BULLSH*T

1142 days ago
47.

LOLOL    

I believe game..That restaurant is run by a bunch of weirdos who only want to cater to gay women like ellen...We should make this garbage racist restaurant a trending topic on twitter and hurt their business... I hope even they gays get in on talking bad about this dump.

1142 days ago
48.

$$    

why does TMZ waste good black ink on these stories?

1142 days ago
49.

Palm Beach, FL    

Lets put the shoe on the other foot shall we. How would you a customer at any restaurant would want a waiter in a tank shirt with hairy armpits serving you food at your table? HUMMM.

1142 days ago
50.

Trevis Miho    

Haha, funny how as soon as a 'black' guy pulls the "race card", white' people start running around like chicken with their heads cut off acting like someone slapped their mom. Black folks are going to start doing this on purpose JUST for the response, 'cause these comments are FUN to read. Ya'll are this upset? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Who gives a sh*t- if Game was wrong, then he's wrong. If he was accurate, then he was accurate. Everybody eat your McDonalds and calm the hell down, Game can't hear you & wouldn't care anyway.

1142 days ago
51.

help this young woman    

That's not the only place to buy malt liquor, DuShawn. Try Crenshaw Blvd. You can get some chronic there too, and a stolen 9mm. Yome thane?

1142 days ago
52.

O'Brien    

Why don’t ya’ll an’ ya’lls pals goed ta a different restaurant instead o’ making a big stink about Hillstone’s in Santa Monica?

Church's must have been open?

1142 days ago
53.

Rogue Warrior    

He went to a restaurant looking like a thug expecting respect?? I'd be happy they threw his smelly ass out too!

1142 days ago
54.

Cujeaux    

Time to shelve the NBA player jerseys if you want some respect bro. Watch how JayZ do. He's got real class.

1142 days ago
55.

mary    

Will blacks EVER, EVER stop whining like big babies.

1142 days ago
56.

Cheryl A.    

Didn't we just go through that "because I'm black" routine last week? Just like Michael Colyer was wrong, so is this guy.

1142 days ago
57.

Rogue Warrior    

Let me guess, his date was a white lady cause his kind aren't good enough for a "man" like him? He's a total loser and so are all the other brothers who use white women to enhance their "status". That right there, speaks volumes about.............

1142 days ago
58.

Andy    

Funny how not following the rules and charges of racism seem to go hand in hand with many people these days.I have witnessed this before (I am black) and 10 times out of 10 the person claiming racism is just plain stupid and is looking for an easy way out for not getting their way.The Game is doing nothing but setting us back!

1142 days ago
59.

duh    

How typical

A person of color gets rejected or in trouble for something THEY DID WRONG and they refuse to take responsibility and then they blame it on the fact that they are colored, instead of being a grown up and owning up to a situation they caused.

CLASSY MOVE

1142 days ago
60.

duh    

i TOTALLY agree with you john!!!!!

1142 days ago
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