Papa John's condemns new customers: White supremacists

Papa John's condemns new customers: White supremacists

Papa John's condemns new customers: White supremacists

A Papa John's representative said Monday that the company doesn't want white supremacists buying its pizzas after a neo-Nazi website endorsed the company.

But Peter Collins, the senior director of public relations at Papa John's, was quick to shoot back with a statement disavowing the chain's new fans: "We condemn racism in all forms and any and all hate groups that support it", he wrote in a press release.

Along with a string of racial insults, the Daily Stormer concluded that "This might be the first time ever in modern history that a major institution is going to be completely destroyed explicitly because of public outrage over their anti-White agenda".

In a blog post at the Daily Stormer, a photo of pizza with pepperonis arranged in a swastika has a caption that reads "Papa John: Official pizza of the alt-right?"

Some claim that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who owns more than 100 Papa John's franchise stores and has taken a hard-line stance against the protests, saying he will sit any players who participates, was behind Schnatter's decision.

Papa John's rejected the site's endorsement in a statement, adding that it did not want business from white supremacist customers.

Papa John's sales may be bad, but apparently they're not desperate enough for customers that they're willing to embrace racists. The chain is recognized as the official pizza of the NFL. He also blamed the NFL's leadership for letting the athletes continue protesting during the national anthem and for "not resolving the current debacle". We've got a feeling this is just going to dig them even further into the deep dish of controversy they waded into when they blamed their lagging sales on National Football League protests. "NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders". Pizza Hut, one of the brand's top rivals, said it is not seeing any impact from the protests on its business.

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