Star City entertainment complex in the United Kingdom bans non Muslims from entering Vue cinemaBy Mason White 5:00 PM August 3, 2014
By: Sanvi Rizvi
People in the United Kingdom, are fuming after a popular theater banned non Muslims from entering.
A sales consultant who tried to enter the complex, was turned away from busy cinema yesterday because he was not a Muslim celebrating the Eid.
Leon Jennings was visiting Star City in Birmingham, with two friends.
As the 22-year-old tried to enter the Vue cinema, which includes dozens or bars and restaurants, he was blocked by a security guard.
After asking why, he was told that the theater was reserved for couples and families celebrating the end of the Muslim holiday.
Jennings and his friends were allegedly forced to turn around and go home. He said that he was ashamed by the incident and felt discriminated against for being white.
The revelation has caused outrage as other visitors reported similar experiences.