Old enough to know better? Waitress posts viral video revealing how a group of Boomers trashed their table - comparing them to Gen Z'ers who left their plates neatly stacked

Millennials and Gen Z'ers have a reputation for being lazy and entitled, but a teenage waitress has revealed that in her experience, Boomers are the ones who are inconsiderate — at least when it comes to dining out. 
Kaitlyn Brande, 18, took to TikTok while at work to share a video comparing how Boomers messily leave their tables in restaurants versus much-younger Gen Z'ers. 
'Here is all I'm saying, this is a table of five Boomers,' she says in the clip as she pans the camera to the table, which is covered with plates, dirty silverware, straw wrappers, and empty coffee creamer containers. 
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Interesting: Waitress Kaitlyn Brande, 18, took to TikTok to share a video comparing how Boomers leave their tables at restaurants (pictured) compared to much-younger Gen Z'ers
Interesting: Waitress Kaitlyn Brande, 18, took to TikTok to share a video comparing how Boomers leave their tables at restaurants compared to much-younger Gen Z'ers (pictured)
Interesting: Waitress Kaitlyn Brande, 18, took to TikTok to share a video comparing how Boomers leave their tables at restaurants compared to much-younger Gen Z'ers
The restaurant server notes that there were actually more plates on the table that he had already cleaned up before she started filming. 
'And then this is a table of six Gen Zs,' she adds, revealing that the younger generation kindly stacked their plates and silverware and the end of the table so it would be easy for her to clean up. 
Kaitlyn explained in her caption that Boomers and Gen Z'ers have different attitudes towards their servers.  
'"They get paid to do that” VS "we know restaurant life is hard, here, let us help you out,"' she wrote.
The short clip has been viewed more than 6.4 million times, and she revealed in the comments that she actually deleted her original post because she was worried about losing her job. 

Yikes: She revealed five Boomers she had waited on left their table covered with plates, dirty silverware, straw wrappers, and empty coffee creamer containers
Yikes: She revealed five Boomers she had waited on left their table covered with plates, dirty silverware, straw wrappers, and empty coffee creamer containers 

Thoughtful: Meanwhile, the six Gen Zer's who sat across from them stacked their plates and silverware and the end of the table so it would be easy for her to clean up
Thoughtful: Meanwhile, the six Gen Zer's who sat across from them stacked their plates and silverware and the end of the table so it would be easy for her to clean up
'I had to delete this at 9.3 mil because corporate got mad,' she wrote, 'but I mean, I got a new job and don't work there anymore.' 
In a subsequent video, she said the unnamed corporation called it 'age racism' and told her if she didn't take the video down, she would get fired. 
Kaitlyn's post caused quite a stir, and people took to the comments to debate whether or not people should clean up after themselves in restaurants.  
'I've worked in the service industry for years. I literally always clean up after myself because I have manners,' one person wrote.   
'It's not a customer's job to clean the table...don't be lazy. I have worked in the industry and never expected anyone to do my job,' someone else disagreed. 
Say what? In a subsequent video, she said the unnamed corporation that she worked for called the cluo 'age racism' and told her if she didn't take the video down, she would get fired
Say what? In a subsequent video, she said the unnamed corporation that she worked for called the cluo 'age racism' and told her if she didn't take the video down, she would get fired
Sharing her thoughts: Kaitlyn, who has since gotten another job, stressed that she doesn't expect people to stack their plates, but she thought 'it was cool' that the Gen Z'ers did
Sharing her thoughts: Kaitlyn, who has since gotten another job, stressed that she doesn't expect people to stack their plates, but she thought 'it was cool' that the Gen Z'ers did
Sharing her thoughts: Kaitlyn, who has since gotten another job, stressed that she doesn't expect people to stack their plates, but she thought 'it was cool' that the Gen Z'ers did 
'I know serving and cleaning up was my job, I''m just saying it was nice of them to do,' Kaitlyn responded to the backlash. 
Others thought the difference has more to do with manners than generations.  
'All I'm saying is that it's not about being Boomers or Gen Z, it's about thinking about others or not,' one TikTok user commented.  
Kaitlyn told BuzzFeed that she shared the video because she 'thought it was ironic since older people always expect respect.' 
She stressed that she doesn't expect people to stack their plates, explaining: 'All I'm saying is it was cool and helpful of the younger people, and I appreciated it.' 
Old enough to know better? Waitress posts viral video revealing how a group of Boomers trashed their table - comparing them to Gen Z'ers who left their plates neatly stacked Old enough to know better? Waitress posts viral video revealing how a group of Boomers trashed their table - comparing them to Gen Z'ers who left their plates neatly stacked Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 06:50 Rating: 5

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