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His daughter could also be a globally well-known singer with a internet price of tens of millions — however that does not assist him pay his staff.

Joe Germanotta, the daddy of Girl Gaga, stated Friday that his New York Metropolis restaurant could be closed for the subsequent month amid the coronavirus outbreak — and he’s attempting to lift cash to pay his furloughed workers.

“I am doing one of the best I can however we needed to shut Joanne for the month,” Germanotta tweeted. “Our workers wants some assist monetary. Any assist for our staff can be appreciated.”

He linked the put up to a crowdsourcing web page asking for donations for the workers because the restaurant “has needed to lay off nearly 30 staff till we’re in a position to reopen our doorways,” the web page stated.

Girl Gaga’s dad says coronavirus hurting his NYC restaurant, vows to assist impacted staff

Germanotta owns Joanne Trattoria, an Italian restaurant on Manhattan’s Higher West Facet, which has seen a 70 % lower in enterprise since Mayor Invoice de Blasio ordered all bars and eating places to shut aside from takeout, Germanotta informed Fox Enterprise final week.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo final Sunday issued a statewide order, urging residents to remain dwelling aside from work and to purchase necessities.

“These children have been with me for eight years … they’re form of like my youngsters at this level,” Germanotta informed Fox Enterprise. “I intend to maintain them on some sort of stipend to maintain them going.”

Germanotta additionally owns Artwork Chook & Whiskey Bar, which the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is shifting to evict from Grand Central Terminal, accusing Germanotta of refusing to pay hire.

He stated his enterprise has been damage by subpar well being situations contained in the terminal.


“The bogs are really lower than what you’d count on in a meals concourse,” he informed Fox Enterprise. “It is regularly soiled. They do not clear up. There are some pest management issues down there.”

Fox Enterprise’ Angelica Stabile contributed to this report.