On last week's episode of Kitchen Nightmares, shouty chef Gordon Ramsay quit after the delusional owners of the Scottsdale restaurant Amy's Baking Company proved to be beyond rescue. Amy and Samy Bouzaglo, the husband and wife team behind the restaurant, went through an epic meltdown on their Facebook page, threatening legal action against "the Yelpers and Reddits [sic]" and their "WITCH HUNT," calling them "trash," "pathetic," and "OPRESSORS [sic]."
Obviously our Facebook, YELP, Twitter and Website have been hacked. We are working with the local authorities as well as the FBI computer crimes unit to ensure this does not happen again. We did not post those horrible things. Thank You Amy &Samy
A hastily written non-apology doesn't fix their extraordinary actions. Not everything on Kitchen Nightmares is fake, but the Facebook posts are totally in line with Bouzaglo's actions on the show. Whether or not their Facebook were hacked is up for debate (and apparently federal authorities now), but being "obviously" "hacked" is a typical claim by people who freak out on social media and then regret their words.
Meanwhile, the photos on their Facebook account from other sources are still there (much to the consternation of photographers). Their Pinterest account, however, does not appear to have been hacked. The best pinned art is the one that reads: "I WILL NOT KEEP CALM AND YOU CAN FUCK OFF."
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