Former Hooters Waitress Claims She Was Ousted After Brain Surgery

Sandra Lupo says Hooter's discriminated against her for having brain surgery.
Sandra Lupo says Hooter's discriminated against her for having brain surgery.

At 27, Sandra Lupo received some scary news: She needed brain surgery to remove a noncancerous cranial mass. She had a buzz cut, the surgery was completed, and she returned to work, with a scar. But what followed, says the former Hooters waitress, was even more horrifying: Her St. Peters, Mo., employer required her to wear a wig. (Lupo is pictured on the left, in a healed state.)