Thursday, August 30, 2018
The restaurant waitress Punggol in a viral video on the "chicken dance" says that she made a jitter of herself
SINGAPORE – A video of a 50-year-old waitress performing a "chicken dance" at a Punggol restaurant became popular with more than a million views, sparking an online discussion about her was danced for work.
But the unintentional internet star, Ms. Loh Feng Ling, told The Straits Times on Thursday, August 30, that she had made the template herself.
"I am only an aunt who loves to dance and gao xiao," said the 52-year-old Mandarin, using a term that means making people laugh.
The video, which was uploaded to Facebook last week by user Anthony Boey, prompted Ms. Loh to present energetic moves to a catchy song that contained chicken sounds, while she offered a 38-ounce flambé chicken dish. $ to customers.
The clip caused a sensation online, with some speculating that she had been forced to dance.
A Facebook user, Paul Yip, wrote, "Nowadays, it's hard to make money, but you can not even earn between $ 2,000 and $ 3,000 a month."
Mr Francis Ng, 46, owner of the House Of Seafood restaurant, said he decided in May to play music to entertain guests whenever the dish was served, but did not ask his service staff to dance.
Ms. Loh, who said she had her karaoke joints when she was younger, said, "I did it with my own sincere desire, no matter what type of music is played, I will naturally follow and dance. . "
Mr. Ng added, "We are very lucky to have her, she is very expressive and always positive at work." When I told her that she was famous online, she was rather shy at that. subject."
When Ms. Loh heard of some negative reactions, she was naturally aware. But for her, customer satisfaction is the most important.
"Whatever the dance, I will put my heart and my soul," said Ms. Loh, who is married to a construction worker and has three daughters aged 12, 18 and 21 years old.
Ng said he rewarded Ms. Loh with a red packet for her efforts after the video went viral.
"Since then, all the other servers have also danced," he laughs. .