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Offbeat Disgraced Papa John’s founder throws shade at NFL, Goodell

08:46  15 july  2018
08:46  15 july  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Papa John's to pull founder from marketing

  Papa John's to pull founder from marketing Papa John's plans to pull founder John Schnatter's image from marketing materials following reports he used a racial slur. A person inside the company with knowledge of the decision said the decision to remove Schnatter as the marketing face of Papa John's was made by top executives and the details and exact timing are still being worked out. The person, who was notified of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak publicly, was not aware of any plans to change the pizza chain's name.The decision was made by top executives but details of the change are still being worked out, according to a person inside the company with knowledge of the decision who wasn't authorized to speak publicly.

If Papa John ’ s founder John Schnatter is going down, he’ s deciding to go down swinging.

If Papa John ’ s founder John Schnatter is going down, he’ s deciding to go down swinging. Schnatter is embroiled in a controversy that began during the week after news emerged that he used the N-word during a conference call this He threw some shade at the league and commissioner Roger Goodell .

John Schnatter driving a car © Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

If Papa John’s founder John Schnatter is going down, he’s deciding to go down swinging.

Schnatter is embroiled in a controversy that began during the week after news emerged that he used the N-word during a conference call this year. He resigned as the pizza chain’s chairman of the board and his name was removed from Louisville’s football stadium.

Schnatter conducted an interview with Terry Meiners of NewsRadio 840 WHAS on Friday and discussed the chain’s previous sponsorship deal with the NFL. He threw some shade at the league and commissioner Roger Goodell.

“The NFL also said they got rid of us, but we got rid of them,” Schnatter said. “We were very glad to get out of the NFL relationship, because we still get to sponsor some players and we still get to sponsor some teams, and we still get to do business with the community. But we don’t want to do business with Roger Goodell, period. And I don’t want to do business with Roger Goodell. We’ve had enough success where we get to pick who we do business with. Roger Goodell runs the NFL, and we made a decision to get a divorce. And we did.”

How many NFL teams will end their relationship with Papa John's?

  How many NFL teams will end their relationship with Papa John's? Plenty of baseball teams have suspended their relationships with Papa John’s in recent days, moves that create real complications and revenue consequences when they happens during baseball season. How many NFL teams will end their relationships with Papa John’s in the aftermath of the full body of founder and former chairman/CEO John Schnatter’s behavior and comments over the past several months?The Falcons indefinitely suspended the relationship pending further evaluation, a process that in theory could result in all three Papa John’s locations at Mercedes-Benz Stadium being open for business when the Falcons begin playing games there next month, if the evaluation results in a finding that, with Schnatte

larrybrownsports.com/ football / papa - johns - founder - throws - shade - nfl -roger- goodell /454600. Why do you care what he says about anything? He’ s a piece of shit racist. What are David Duke’ s thoughts on the NFL ? How’ s he feel about players protesting?

John Schnatter—the founder , chairman and public face of pizza chain Papa John ’ s —used racially offensive language on a conference call in May, a The call was arranged between Papa John ’ s executives and marketing agency Laundry Service. It was designed as a role-playing exercise for

Schnatter is right to an extent. Papa John’s did take the step to pull advertising from the NFL after criticizing the league’s leadership over the anthem protests. The split between the two sides led to a new chain stepping in instead. But the NFL was just as happy to be done with him after the controversy he created.

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Papa John's is worried founder will try to take over the company .
Papa John's board of directors is taking steps to protect itself from the pizza chain's embattled founder, John Schnatter.The board of directors said it approved a so-called poison pill provision, aimed at preventing former CEO John Schnatter from gaining more control of the company he founded.

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