Some patrons of the AMC Empire 25 theater in New York City’s Times Square are complaining of bed bugs — but the theater is pushing back against the claims.
The theater suffered from a bed bug problem in the summer of 2010 and the fall of 2015.
The most recent sighting came on October 4, when Jessica Vidal took to Facebook and posted pictures of the bugs as well as her husband’s neck, which looks to have been bitten by the bed bugs.
Here’s what she posted:
One day prior to Vidal’s post, NYU graduate student Don Ho told Gothamist that he got “red itchy bumps” on his forearm while at AMC 25.
So what exactly is going on over at AMC 25?
The bed bug discovery in 2010 led to the theater being closed for a brief time for it to be exterminated. Since then, the movie chain claims to have done constant inspections at AMC 25, which along with being a major destination for moviegoers in Manhattan, is also one of the theaters Hollywood studios use to show advance media and word-of-mouth screenings.
A spokesperson for AMC told Business Insider that they have not found any bed bugs at AMC 25.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Life