Donnie Wahlberg leaves $1,000 tip at Indianapolis Waffle House

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IndyStar reported that Wahlberg was in town Saturday for a Boston Celtics game with his son. Wahlberg, a Boston native, celebrated his team’s win against the Indiana Pacers with a Waffle House stop. Kassandra Rhea was his waitress but didn’t recognize the star until another family dining at the restaurant said who he was.

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After his meal, Wahlberg tipped $1,000 -- $600 for Rhea and $200 each for another server and a cook, according to WTHR.

“This was the greatest thing he could have ever done,” she said in a Facebook post Saturday. “I’m so blessed that he did that. He just made things so much easier for me.”

“When I saw that tip amount, I almost had a heart attack,” Rhea told IndyStar. “That was a shocker, and it came at the greatest moment ever.”

Related: Donnie Wahlberg leaves huge tip at Maryland Waffle House

This isn’t the first time Wahlberg left a hefty tip at a Waffle House. 

In June, he left a $500 tip for servers at an Edgewater, Maryland, location and left a $2,000 tip at a Charlotte, North Carolina, Waffle House. 

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