Twitter is roasting Papa John’s founder for using the N-word

Twitter is roasting Papa John’s founder for using the N-word

A Forbes Magazine report says Papa John's Pizza founder John Schnatter used offensive language on a company conference call in May. Wochit Those who already avoid Papa John's pizza had another reason to do so on Wednesday. The internet roasted John Schnatter, the company's founder and chairman, after the pizza baron confirmed to Forbes that he used the N-word during a conference call in May. And as, Robert Maguire of OpenSecrets.org pointed out on Twitter, the N-word does not mean "nutrition." Schnatter threw himself into the debate about the NFL national anthem protests last year by claiming that the protests had curbed pizza sales. Schnatter stepped down as CEO of Papa John's at the beginning of the year after the backlash, which clearly hasn't stopped since then. For those boycotting the company, comedian and speechwriter Jon Macks had some sage advice: "Instead of ordering his pizza, just put some ketchup on a piece of cardboard and serve cold. It's healthier and tastes better." And, if he wasn't already done, Matthew Cherry — a filmmaker and NFL alum — made it clear he had no more tolerance for Schnatter's company. To Twitter, neither Schnatter nor his pizzas have good taste.

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A Forbes Magazine report says Papa John’s Pizza founder John Schnatter used offensive language on a company conference call in May. Wochit

Those who already avoid Papa John’s pizza had another reason to do so on Wednesday.

The internet roasted John Schnatter, the company’s founder and chairman, after the pizza baron confirmed to Forbes that he used the N-word during a conference call in May.

And as, Robert Maguire of OpenSecrets.org pointed out on Twitter, the N-word does not mean “nutrition.”

The irony of it all, as one Twitter user pointed out, is that the latest Papa John’s public relations disaster happened on a conference call where Schnatter was practicing for…

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