Papa John's Founder Allegedly Uses N-Word in an Exercise to Prevent PR Snafus

Problematic comments were made during a May conference call

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Update: It has been announced that John Schnatter resigned as chairman of Papa John’s.

The Papa John’s public relations team has probably glued their palms to their faces at this point. According to Forbes, founder and former CEO John Schnatter was today accused of using the N-word and making other problematic comments on a May conference call between Papa John’s execs and marketing agency Laundry Service.

Reportedly, the conference call was, ironically, a role-playing exercise to help Schnatter



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