"I guess I don't know what the right answer would have been. What the right thing to do would have been," said Baker to KARE 11 News, in a far more calm and collected manner than many of us likely would've managed -- although she admittedly still isn't planning to pay the bill.
Granted, Baker probably should've contacted her friend and explained the no-show, but it seems a bit silly to retroactively charge someone for a thing they wouldn't have had to pay for in the first place.
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