Waffle House Refused to Serve a Homeless Veteran

August 25, 2015

The restaurant claims he threatened staff.

A Nashville-area Waffle House is serving today’s helping of fresh and greasy controversy. Musician Jesse Brand tells NBC he was out for a bite to eat at the chain on Saturday night when he encountered homeless veteran Roger Hornsby and invited him to dinner. “I saw this guy hobbling across the parking lot with a cane,” he says. However, inside the Waffle House the evening turned ugly when an employee at the restaurant insisted Hornsby leave. “Within 30-40 seconds, the gal behind the counter said, ‘You two can stay, he’s got to leave,'” recounts…