New Zealand Prime Minister pulls waitress’ ponytail numerous times because it excites himBy Mason White 10:50 AM April 22, 2015
By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A waitress of Auckland, has accused New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, of pulling her hair numerous times as he came to get drinks at the cafe where she is employed.
On Wednesday morning, Key apologized to the waitress for pulling her ponytail several times, a pattern that she considered harassment.
Key said that he never intended to make her feel uncomfortable.
Speaking at the airport in Los Angeles, California, while en route to Turkey, Key repeated the apology, saying he had a lot of fun at the cafe and played lot of jokes.
The hair pulling took place in the context of fun and he had apologized to her when he realized that she was offended, a spokesperson for the prime minister said.
Key also gave the woman 2 bottles of expensive wine as a good gesture. The waitress accused Key of acting as a school bully.
On numerous occasions over about six months, Key had pulled her ponytail during visits to the cafe, where he frequented with his wife.
Despite her attempts to avoid him, the hair pulling continued, the waitress said. According to the waitress, Key approached the terminal to order drinks and pulled her hair.
When she turned around, Key pretended that his wife had pulled the hair. Later, Key told her that she has a very tempting ponytail.