As racism hits Australia following the coronavirus outbreak, a Sydney cafe has apologised after it displayed an offensive sign that sparked a wave of backlash on social media.
Casanova by Cucina 105 in Liverpool, in Sydney’s south-west, had a message written across its front display board on Friday that read, “The coronavirus won’t last long because it was made in China!!!”
That is genuinely funny. Naturally, the owners caved very quickly:
In a provided statement, the cafe’s management said: “To Everyone, Casanova Café give our sincerest apology for the quote that was posted in our quote board on the 31 January.
“It was not our intention to offend anyone, it was a gross