Beware Starbucks’ weirdo imposter baristas


Starbucks likes to put its baristas front and center. The coffee giant is out with this new Web spot, promoting its pumpkin spiced latte, that shows a rogue barista making creepy conversation with an unsuspecting customer. The poor woman just wants to put some sugar in her fancy coffee, but Charles goes psycho on her about why Starbucks made the product. A much saner barista comes over to inform the oddly silent woman that Charles isn't actually a Starbucks employee but hangs around the store a lot. I'm not big into Starbucks, and I'm definitely not going now if I have to deal with stalkers like Charles impersonating employees. Wexley School for Girls did the spot.