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IHOP worker turns away customer but doesn’t realize it’s Adam Sandler

Jano le Roux

It was a “Big Daddy”-sized Los Angeles International House of Pancakes blunder.

And now a famous breakfast restaurant franchise employee has an egg on her lip.

IHOP hostess Dayanna Rodas is sizzling on the viral griddle despite failing to notice and welcome comedian Adam Sandler when the masked “50 First Dates” star popped in for some flapjacks in Los Angeles, garnering over 9 million TikTok views.

Saying no to Adam Sandler has never been easier.TikTok

“Pleaseee come back,” a heartbroken Rodas pleaded in the caption of her TikTok video, which included surveillance camera footage of her humiliating experience with Sandler, 54.

“Not realizing it was Adam Sandler and telling him it was a 30-minute wait and him [of course] leaving because he is not going to wait 30 minutes for IHOP,” she said.

But it’s reasonable that Rodas didn’t realize she was turning the “Click” star away right away.

Despite his approximate net worth of $420 million, Sandler was dressed casually and incognito at the time of the incident. Rather than flexing in the latest fashions or swimming in diamonds, the Brooklyn resident was dressed down in a red sweatshirt hoodie, basketball shoes, and sneakers.

This isn’t the usual A-lister outfit.

Instead of lowering his ringing name for special pancake service, Sandler quietly spun on his heel and fled the establishment, clearly not having to wait for a half-hour for a Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity.

Fans of the “Waterboy” producer — whose films also feature “Uncut Gems,” “Punch-Drunk Love,” and “The Wedding Singer” — praised Rodas in the TikTok comments section for always playing the good man, also off-screen.

“I used to serve him on a regular basis,” said one poster of Sandler. “I’ve never had the pleasure of serving a nicer person.”

“Instead of pulling the I’m famous and I get whatever I want a card, he just left love to see it,” wrote another.

Sandler, who has been married to Jackie Sandler since 2003 and has two children, Sadie, 14, and Sunny, 12, is no stranger to spiraling across social-media timelines. He went viral a few months ago for marking the 25th anniversary of his “Happy Gilmore” role.

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