London nightclub accused of charging black clubbers MORE than white clubbers
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A London nightclub is facing heavy backlash and criticism after being accused of charging black women twice as much as white women.
Nadine Marsh-Edwards claims Drama nightclub in central London tried to charge her black daughter a £20 entrance fee while white women were apparently only asked to pay £10.
The nightclub, which says it will investigate the allegations, told BBC Newsbeat: "We do not tolerate any form of discrimination against any individual or group."
This isn't the first time the club has been accused of racism though, recent Tripadvisor reviews describe previous racist treatment from staff.
One reviewer explains how the group she was with - who were all non-white - were asked to pay £20 each while “a group of white girls who where infront (sic) of us where (sic) told to pay £10”, this review was left only four days ago.
Meanwhile another review, posted in March 2018, states: “All the girls they were letting in were white, the people that were turfed away were either black or from another ethnic minority, disgusting behaviour”.
The Mayor of London's office has said London's Night Tsar Amy Lamé has spoken to Nadine Marsh-Edwards about the incident "and is hoping to meet with her shortly to discuss it further". A spokesperson for the Mayor of London also said: "Discrimination of any kind is totally unacceptable and something that the Mayor will not tolerate."
Drama has been open since 2015 and describes itself as “a regular celebrity hangout” which has attracted famous people including the singers Rihanna and Drake.