The resignation ends a day which began with a story from Forbes in which Schnatter was said to have used the N-word on a call with a public relations firm that was created to help the company avoid more public relations issues.
'Regardless of the context, I apologize. The decision followed a November controversy when he said that players' national-anthem protests were mishandled by NFLleadership and hurt the pizza chain's sales.
Papa John himself has also been forced to resign from at least one board he'd now been on, too; according toTMZ, Schnatter is stepping down from his post on the University of Louisville's Board of Trustees, effective immediately. The University has said it does not support racism, and also added Schnatter's remarks don't "reflect his personal beliefs or values".
After the story was published, the company did not deny any of the report but responded, "Papa John's condemns racism and any insensitive language, no matter the situation or setting. Simply stated, racism has no place in our society".
"John has tendered his resignation from the University of Louisville board of trustees effective immediately". He brought up how he would distance himself from racist online groups during his comment.
3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway
Before resuming the rescue Monday, officials said they hoped to free all the boys by the end of the day, according to ABC News . He said a medic and three SEALS in the cave, who've been looking after those trapped, will also come out.
Andriy Yarmolenko 'very happy' to make West Ham move
West Ham United have confirmed the signing of Ukrainian winger Andriy Yarmolenko from Borussia Dortmund . West Ham's joint-chairman David Sullivan says the club are determined to add more players this summer.
The media company working with Papa John's opted to end its business relationship with the pizza company after the call, according to Forbes. Brandon Rhoten, who joined as CMO in May 2017 and selected Laundry Service as the company's creative agency of record in October, left a year later.
Papa John's stock plunged to a 12-month low after the report was released.
Schnatter founded Papa John's in 1984 and grew the company into a delivery behemoth with more than 3,400 locations in North America.
In an email statement to Forbes, Schnatter confirmed using the n-word.
Papa John's has once again shot itself, blowing off its metaphorical foot.
Schnatter reportedly told those on the phone that Colonel Sanders - the founder of KFC - used to called black people the n-word and he didn't get public backlash.
It was the plucky South Americans' second World Cup title, with the first coming on home soil in the inaugural edition in 1930. When England don't have the ball, they struggle against teams who are comfortable with it.
Neymar au Real? Non, assure la presse brésilienne. "La présence de Cristiano Ronaldo était un des freins à l'arrivée de Neymar ". Cela obligerait indirectement le champion de France à se séparer d'un de ses deux cracks, Neymar ou Kylian Mbappé .
Only great teams can be as fearless as we were and fight back from a goal down against teams like England ", Mandzukic said. The Croatians had enough left in the tank to put away England , but France have been the strongest team in the tournament.
The three Royal Thai Navy SEAL divers and medics who stayed in the cave with the boys and coach since they were located on July 2. Nopparat Kanthawong, the head coach of the Wild Boars team, told CNN that he did not know why the boys had gone into the cave.
Brooks était venu informer le réalisateur Brad Furman que la prochaine prise de Johnny Depp allait être la dernière de la soirée. Des faits qui se seraient produits au mois d'avril 2017 sur le tournage du film City of Lies .
Woman accidentally steals auto for two weeks
He had remembered the owner of the Infiniti, who also went to Enterprise to rent a auto , thinking his vehicle was in fact stolen. The keys she turned in belonged to a Nissan Infiniti rather than a Sentra, leaving the manager "slightly confused", said police.
Demolish or preserve Taj Mahal: Supreme Court to Centre
The Taj "is more attractive than the Eiffel Tower" and could have solved the country's foreign exchange problem, the judges noted. If you had looked after it your foreign exchange problem would have been solved", said the judges.
Fekir tells Lyon president Aulas: Sell me to Liverpool
Aulas has a reputation as one of the most stubborn negotiators in Europe, but has already begun to soften his stance. The Reds will not resurrect the deal unless Lyon are willing to restructure the transfer fee or lower the price.