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Cassie Smith (PICTURES): Too Fat for Hooters, But Just Right for Lawsuit?

Cassie Smith (Personal Photo)
ROSEVILLE, Mich. (CBS/AP) Hooters is being served with a lawsuit by former waitress Cassie Smith, who says she was told to hit the gym and lose weight or get fired.

PICTURES: Cassie Smith Too Fat For Hooters?

The 5-foot-8-inch, 132-pound woman says Hooters violated Michigan law when it placed her on 30-day weight probation earlier this month. She resigned as a result.

Smith's lawsuit, filed Monday in Macomb County Circuit Court, says she received good reviews while working at the Roseville restaurant located north of Detroit.

But on May 14, she says she was told to lose weight to improve her looks.

Smith says she weighs 13 pounds less than when she was recruited by the restaurant in 2008.

Hooters' servers wear tank tops and tight shorts. Atlanta-based Hooters of America says it has not seen the lawsuit but insists it doesn't enforce a weight requirement.

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