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Manhattan restaurant hostess shares stories about the best and WORST celebrities she has served

A former New York City restaurant hostess who has worked in some of Manhattan’s trendiest eateries is sharing her candid thoughts on celebrities she has encountered. 

Julia Carolan, 23, just joined TikTok and is quickly going viral with her videos about life as a restaurant hostess, spilling stories — good and bad — about the stars who have come in to dine.

After praising Gigi and Bella Hadid for being ‘so nice’ and shaming Kylie Jenner for being a bad tipper in her first viral clip, Julia is regaling her followers with more memories of life on the job,  

Spill! Julia Carolan, 23, has worked as a hostess at Nobu Downtown and a TAO Group restaurant (which include LAVO and Beauty & Essex) and met a lot of stars

Introvert? She said Kendall Jenner 'used to come in all the time but was pretty cold toward staff. She also usually has someone speak for her and doesn't speak directly to staff'

'I'm gonna give her the benefit of the doubt and say she's just shy?' Julia said

Introvert? She said Kendall Jenner ‘used to come in all the time but was pretty cold toward staff. She also usually has someone speak for her and doesn’t speak directly to staff’

Julia doesn’t specify which Manhattan restaurant she is referring to in the video, but while she attended college, she worked for 10 months as a hostess at one of TAO Group’s restaurants, which include TAO, LAVO, and Beauty & Essex, among quite a few other hot spots.

She followed that with another 10 months at Nobu Downtown.

This week, she went viral for a video rating the stars she encountered on the job, with the clip already racking up 11.3 million views.

She is now following it up with a sequel in which she rates more stars, including Kendall Jenner.

‘I did not have the best experience with [her],’ Julia said. ‘She used to come in all the time but was pretty cold toward staff. She also usually has someone speak for her and doesn’t speak directly to staff.

‘I’m gonna give her the benefit of the doubt and say she’s just shy?’ Julia concludes with a skeptical facial expression, but rates her just 4/10.

All good! Julia scored Nick Jonas 8/10 but didn't have too many details to share

All good! Julia scored Nick Jonas 8/10 but didn’t have too many details to share

'He came in with his friends one time and he was really normal and chill. Not too much to report on this but he definitely seems like a nice guy,' she said

'He came in with his friends one time and he was really normal and chill. Not too much to report on this but he definitely seems like a nice guy,' she said

‘He came in with his friends one time and he was really normal and chill. Not too much to report on this but he definitely seems like a nice guy,’ she said

Sweet! Nickelodeon star Josh Peck visited with his wife Paige O'Brien for lunch and was 'so friendly.' Julia called him 'the nicest celebrity I've ever met'

Sweet! Nickelodeon star Josh Peck visited with his wife Paige O’Brien for lunch and was ‘so friendly.’ Julia called him ‘the nicest celebrity I’ve ever met’

Nick Jonas fared better, scoring 8/10 on Julia’s scale.

‘He came in with his friends one time and he was really normal and chill. Not too much to report on this but he definitely seems like a nice guy,’ she said in her complimentary assessment.

Next, she said, former Nickelodeon star Josh Peck visited with his wife Paige O’Brien for lunch and was ‘so friendly.’ 

‘I honestly think he’s the nicest celebrity I’ve ever met. He fulfilled all my childhood dreams,’ she said, giving him 10/10. 

So exciting: The former hostess admitted that when Beyonce came in, she was 'definitely the most starstruck' she has ever been

'We didn't speak to much. Her and Jay Z came in and I walked them to their table,' she recalled

So exciting: The former hostess admitted that when Beyonce came in, she was ‘definitely the most starstruck’ she has ever been

'When she left she made sure to look at me and gave me a big smile and said thank you. She's beautiful,' she said

‘When she left she made sure to look at me and gave me a big smile and said thank you. She’s beautiful,’ she said

Where it all went down? Julia doesn't specify which Manhattan restaurant she is referring to, but the stories likely came from her time at Nobu (pictured)

Where it all went down? Julia doesn’t specify which Manhattan restaurant she is referring to, but the stories likely came from her time at Nobu (pictured)

Finally, she rated the ‘queen herself,’ Beyonce — who broke Julia’s rating system, scoring 10,000,000 out of 10.

The former hostess admitted that when Bey came in, she was ‘definitely the most starstruck’ she has ever been.

‘We didn’t speak to much. Her and Jay Z came in and I walked them to their table,’ she recalled. 

‘But when she left she made sure to look at me and gave me a big smile and said thank you. She’s beautiful.’

Love them! She said Gigi and Bella Hadid were 'so nice' and 'super polite and friendly'

Love them! She said Gigi and Bella Hadid were ‘so nice’ and ‘super polite and friendly’

'These two are literally so nice, I cannot say enough things about them. They're super polite and friendly with staff, which unfortunately, is rare for celebrities,' she said

‘These two are literally so nice, I cannot say enough things about them. They’re super polite and friendly with staff, which unfortunately, is rare for celebrities,’ she said

Ride" Cameron Dallas only rated 4/10 for being demanding and entitled

'Him and his friend called after we were closed and insisted on a table — and kind of pulled a 'do you know who I am' moment,' she said

Ride” Cameron Dallas only rated 4/10 for being demanding and entitled

In her previous video, most of the stars Julia rated were less pleasant, with the exception of Gigi and Bella Hadid.

The model sisters were rated 10/10. 

‘These two are literally so nice, I cannot say enough things about them. They’re super polite and friendly with staff, which unfortunately, is rare for celebrities,’ Julia said.

Social media star Cameron Dallas, however, only rated 4/10 for being demanding and entitled.

‘I kind of had a bad experience with him. Him and his friend called after we were closed and insisted on a table — and kind of pulled a ‘do you know who I am’ moment,’ she says. ‘He was rude.’

Yikes! Of Hailey Bieber, she said: 'I've met her a handful of times and every time she was not nice'

'I really wanna like her, but I have to give her a 3.5 out of 10. Sorry,' she said

Yikes! Of Hailey Bieber, she said: ‘I’ve met her a handful of times and every time she was not nice’

Cheap? Worst of all, though, was 'billionaire' Kylie Jenner — who, despite reportedly raking in boatloads of cash, was a shockingly bad tipper

Cheap? Worst of all, though, was ‘billionaire’ Kylie Jenner — who, despite reportedly raking in boatloads of cash, was a shockingly bad tipper

'She was fine but she tipped $20 on a $500 dinner bill. Do with that information what you will,' Julia said

‘She was fine but she tipped $20 on a $500 dinner bill. Do with that information what you will,’ Julia said

Hailey Bieber scored even worse, rating just 3.5/10 based on multiple encounters. 

‘This is gonna be controversial,’ Julia says. ‘I’ve met her a handful of times and every time she was not nice.

‘I really wanna like her, but I have to give her a 3.5 out of 10. Sorry,’ she says with a cringe.  

Worst of all, though, was ‘billionaire’ Kylie Jenner — who, despite reportedly raking in boatloads of cash, was a shockingly bad tipper.

‘She was fine but she tipped $20 on a $500 dinner bill. Do with that information what you will,’ Julia says, rating Kylie 2/10. 

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