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The Game's Waiter

$6,000 Tip Was Really

Only $250

4/5/2013 6:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0404-the-game-instagramThe Game told a $5,750 bald-faced lie about dropping a massive tip on a waiter -- at least according to the waiter himself ... TMZ has learned.

First, Game's version of what went down. The rapper had an Easter Sunday meal at Capital Grille in West Hollywood ... and then tweeted about leaving a $6,000 tip for his waiter, Eme Ikwuakor.

But now Ikwuakor wants to clear up a few things ... as in a few less zeros on his gratuity.

According to the waiter ... Game handed him a large bundle of cash, and then snapped the photo (above) ... which went out to Game's 1.1 million Twitter followers.

Ikwuakor admits he consented to the pic, and appreciated Game's Twitter shout out -- but says the actual tip was only $250.

Not that he's complaining ... in fact, Ikwuakor says Game and his fam were great customers and the $250 was "very generous and much appreciated."

He's assuming the $6k was just a practical joke ... though we doubt the IRS would be laughing.

We called Game to clear things up ... but, so far, radio silence.

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31.

beth    

What a nasty ass!

534 days ago
32.

john    

Just further proof that these "rappers" are all show and zero go. They don't own the cars or the cash. Nothing but total B.S. all the time. Glad he got outed.....

534 days ago
33.

David    

Triple H is the GAME I don't have a clue who this guy is !
And Haters Gonna Hate .

534 days ago
34.

Squidward Testicles    

Game is bipolar, wat did yall expect? he lied multiple times n the past & this is the only 1 that has became official...

534 days ago
35.

Portia Gathers    

that looks like more than 250. It's 100 on the bottom, soooo unless the rest are one dollar bills, it's more than two fifty

534 days ago
36.

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

Oh well he is a good dad, rapper and is not a former c.o
Free Remy

534 days ago
37.

Sue from jersey    

Dam the was a bad tip i would have been pissed The twenty percent would have been like $1100 what an ******* I guess the game had no game I work at their compaction that waiter is just protecting his job but I will say it your f in cheap

534 days ago
38.

Bell    

I think he owes that gut $5750. . What a stupid thing to pretend to do. How embarrassing for you. I feel bad for this guy; you took credit for it, so pay the man.

534 days ago
39.

No1sname    

Ok waiter you got your 15 seconds of fame now go back to work!

534 days ago
40.

Sher    

It was NOT a joke, he INTENDED for his 'followers' to believe that he had dropped that huge tip. I am glad the waiter called him on it, nicely at that!

534 days ago
41.

annie    

these people thrive off the celebrity they make for themselves by claiming they did this or that great deed for someone else, most anything anyone, especially someone like THAT, says they did for others is nearly always 99% BS! quit supporting these losers by buying their music.

534 days ago
42.

tleeg    

The Game is a typocal ni&&er.....lying to make himself look better.

534 days ago
43.

ch77vy    

The Game could be a liar, but what if the waiter pooled his tips. may not want to split that with everyone. wondering what the denomination of bill given to him unless the other bills are $1, that bundle to large to be just $250.

534 days ago
44.

tleeg    

The Game is a typical ni**er....lying his ass off to make himself look better then he really is.

534 days ago
45.

kim    

lies... all that money that the waiter is holding cant be 250 unless its all ones. 50 $5 bills= 250. 25 $10 bills,
12 $20 and 10, 5 $50, 2 $100 and a 50. makes no sense but why would he lie about it

534 days ago
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