Arresting sight: Bar maids wrestle in pool of mashed potatoes

BETHALTO, ILL. —Giving new meaning to the words “food fight,” several women at a tavern here literally did the mashed potato by jumping into a kiddie pool filled with the spuds and wrestling each other.

According to the Associated Press, 30 to 40 people watched as female participants reportedly grappled with each other, lifting one another’s shirts up. As a result, Rhonda Cato, owner of the Palace Tavern, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor obscenity and violating the state’s liquor code. —Giving new meaning to the words “food fight,” several women at a tavern here literally did the mashed potato by jumping into a kiddie pool filled with the spuds and wrestling each other.

The AP said the event was not advertised publicly but on a dry-erase board at the bar. —Giving new meaning to the words “food fight,” several women at a tavern here literally did the mashed potato by jumping into a kiddie pool filled with the spuds and wrestling each other.

Perhaps in the future, Cato and Co. should concentrate on topping off drinks rather than taking off tops. —Giving new meaning to the words “food fight,” several women at a tavern here literally did the mashed potato by jumping into a kiddie pool filled with the spuds and wrestling each other.

Bottoms up, eh? —Giving new meaning to the words “food fight,” several women at a tavern here literally did the mashed potato by jumping into a kiddie pool filled with the spuds and wrestling each other.