San Diego-Area Hooters Refuses to Serve Bob Filner

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SAN DIEGO — How bad has it gotten for embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner?

Even Hooters — the restaurant chain sometimes criticized for its scantily clad waitresses — says he’s no longer welcome.

The chain’s downtown location has joined a campaign by a local radio talk-show host, who’s urging businesses to post signs in their window that declare Filner persona non grata. The signs note that the mayor “will not be served in this establishment” and “We believe women should be treated with respect.”

In a statement posted on Twitter, the company said restaurant acted on its own.

“Our Hooters Girls in San Diego have spoken. Not a corporate gig, but we support our girls,” it read.

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