Sadly, it seems Andy Warhol was right, and some people will do anything for their 15 minutes of fame. Later that evening, the story changed:
Doubts were raised tonight over the story of a young mother who claimed she was ordered off a bus by the driver for breastfeeding her six-week-old son.Oh, yeah! The CCTV that’s plastered all over buses these days! Didn’t count on that, did you, sweetie? Whoops!
Lauren McKenna, 22, said she was forced to walk a mile home with son D'Marion (Ed: Yes, really…) after being told to 'put them away or get off' as she nursed the infant.
But service operator Stagecoach said CCTV and sound recordings showed that no such exchange took place and robustly defended its staff member.
And what does this brains trust do for a living, if anything?
Yesterday nursing student Miss McKenna, of Beswick, Manchester, who is planning legal action, told of her alleged public embarrassment.Double whoops! Let’s hope that nursing career is now as much history as her planned compo claim…
Mind you, she’s not the only one blushing. The ‘Daily Express’ and ‘Metro’ both carried the original story this morning, unaware it had changed…