Viral TikTok creator and food critic keith lee There is an important message for restaurant owners!
When it was brought to Lee’s attention that scammers were using his name, he wanted to warn restaurant owners not to believe everything they hear online.
Keith Lee Shares Warning for Restaurants in Recent TikTok Video!
one in TIC Toc In a video that Lee says “he wouldn’t want to make,” the wildly popular content creator and food critic shared an important message for restaurant owners in the Indianapolis area.
“It has come to my attention that people are running scams on my behalf and I don’t want anyone to fall victim to this,” he said. “Before I said anything, it got leaked, I don’t know how it got leaked, but it got leaked that I would be in Indianapolis for NBA All-Star Weekend, which is true. But what is not true has been brought to my attention.
He continued to explain that food influencers in Indianapolis are charging restaurants and “giving them a guarantee that we’re coming” and there will be a line out the door.
“That’s not true,” he said. “We’re going to Indianapolis for the game and the game only. “Yes, we can try to eat something while we are there, but we are not going there on a food tour.”
He then reiterated what he has said many times before – he doesn’t charge small restaurants for anything.
“We don’t charge anything for appearances. We don’t charge any fees for reviews. If there’s a line out the door, we don’t charge anything,” he added. “Even if you open three or four locations after we leave, we don’t charge anything. “I don’t want any money from any small restaurant.”
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Lee also revealed the amount of money these influencers are allegedly charging as Lee’s fees – $7,000 to $20,000!
“I’m saying this to say that if you own a restaurant and see me while I’m in Indianapolis, don’t come up to me and my family and say you took this money and you won’t come without a review ” He continued. “I did not take any money. I am not appearing without any review. I didn’t make any promises. I am going to play basketball. I don’t want to smoke.”
Lee’s video quickly went viral with over 2 million views in a day and thousands of comments.
“I’m in Indianapolis and I definitely ‘heard’ you coming over to try the restaurant… Thanks for clearing that up Keith. I’ll spread the word!” One person wrote.
Another said, “People will always take advantage… We appreciate Keith and family.”
Keith was nominated for an NAACP Award!
Lee has taken the internet by storm since he started his food review videos. To add to her many accomplishments during her content creator journey, she was recently nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Social Media Personality of the Year!
Angel Lacetta Moore, Drusky, Lynne Weenie and Terrell Grice were also nominated for the prestigious award.
vote is currently open and the winners will be revealed during a live TV special airing on March 16, 2024 at 8 PM on BET and CBS.
Lee shared big news about himself Instagram Pages in one post and one story.
He also shared a video on TikTok with this news.
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Lee’s followers shared their happiness and support for his nomination.
“From making Trader Joe’s in an apartment kitchen to the NAACP,” one person wrote in the comments of her TikTok video.
Go here to vote for Lee Website, Fans can vote once a day until voting closes at 9pm on February 24. Winners will be revealed during the “55th NAACP Image Awards” on March 16, 2024, on BET and CBS.
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