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Rage Against the Machine Guitarist Tom Morello Gets Served by Seattle Restaurant Owner on Facebook

Morello, also the guitarist for Audioslave, began the online beef by taking to Twitter to bash the bar after being denied entry

Rage Against the Machine guitarist and social activist Tom Morello got served by a Seattle restaurant owner on social media after accusing the joint of being “the worst.”

“I have to say, your attacking a small business without knowing anything about it, or addressing your problem with them directly before you go on a public rant, pretty much sucks. Just lost a ton of respect for you, and I’ve been a fan for years, both of your work in Rage and your work for workers rights since,” 5 Point Cafe & Bar owner David Meinert wrote over the weekend on the establishment’s Facebook page.

“PS – rock stars don’t get special treatment at The 5 Point,” Meinert added. “We couldn’t give less of a shit. Sorry.”

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The pair began trading barbs on Twitter after Morello was denied entry from the bar on Friday night following a benefit concert he played with for 15 Now, an organization dedicated to raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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Meinert continued on Facebook: “Turns out he and his crew didn’t get let in as the place was at capacity and there was a line. No one was being let in. According to our doorman who I totally trust, Tom and his crew were all totally rude.”

“Quote from the door guys, ‘I knew who he was, we had no room, his whole party was being rude. He wanted a special room in the back. Clearly had no ideas what it is like inside. I’ve told bigger rock stars than him no.'” Meinert wrote.

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Morello has since tried to make nice with the restaurant on Twitter, offering to “forgive” the doorman if Meinert “fully embraces #15Now min wage.” But Meinert, who already pointed out “the 5 Point is totally pro-worker” by offering employees a number of benefits not common to the food service industry, isn’t rushing to accept the offer.