What is a”Broke Down Diva?”
A woman who wants everything her way and nothing else! (Jennie.G)
A Female that expects everything from someone else (Trophy wife) ( Stephanie F)
A pretender, a Diva wanna be, who gets off on belittling others, wants to live the lives of the Rich and famous but she eats at Denny’s and shops at Ross (Wayne. C)
The Sacramento Applebee staff knows who she is. She visits the restaurant on Friday nights with an entourage (6 to 10 people) during the restaurants busiest period between 7-8. She doesn’t want to wait and has on occasion slipped onto table as the patrons were leaving insisting, her table cleaned immediately! She makes the staff wait, as she inspects the water glasses and if one doesn’t meet her standard then she demands all the glasses replaced. Everyone food, must meet her standards, or they’re returned. Ignoring her means DRAMA, something she seems to enjoy. If doesn’t matter if “A” server has her hands full of hot platters, doesn’t have to be her server. SHE must be attended to immediately. Loud disagreements are common place, if she isn’t getting her way! ” Any in fraction should come with a discount, after all it wasn’t perfect, something she expects every time. She has memorized the customer service number and has complained in the past when her all demands weren’t met! She openly tells her friends the wait staff should be thankful that they are receiving a tip from her. She feels her 4% or 9% tips are more than generous considering the service!
She arrives at the hotel in her signature gold outfit, with matching purse, polyester on parade. She wants nothing but the best, her initial tone is pleasing, if she is displeased it becomes shrill. She arrived at 1am with a story. Another hotel had her on hold for more than an hour OMG! OMG! she cried! She wanted a suite but a suite wasn’t available. She was appalled! “You don’t have a suite! (They expected her to say OMG-but she didn’t) She is expecting a visitor. She has always stayed in a suite at this hotel. And her demeanor says she had never experienced a pedestrian room! A room without a sofa and amenities! She reluctantly accepts a “pedestrian room. A few minutes later, she returns and says she is sick to her stomach. How could she face her company in such a room? She calls the reservation line to locate a suite in the greater Sacramento Area, however, she doesn’t want to spend much. They locate a reasonably priced suite near Cal-Expo that’s 20 dollars more. She apologizes, and thanks the front desk for not charging her for THAT room. Oh my gawd!
Tracee is well known to the merchants of this small foothill community. For her outrageous behavior, demanding discounts and returns. Some of the cashiers go on a break when she walks in. She is always over dressed and over perfumed. She wears stilettos in the rain, everyone knows where she is at all times by the clacking sounds of her shoes. She often keeps the items until the last day they can be returned. She will argue past closing time. One supervisor said, I hate to say it, but I think we all hate her. She goes out of her way to be mean and just nasty! There is no reason for her to be like that! If anyone in this town is a Broke Down Diva, Tracee (not her real name) fits the bill.