A Twitter photo of a racist sign has landed the fast food restaurant chain Sonic in hot water, and prompted the company to issue a public apology.
The controversy began after a Sonic location in Belton, Missouri, put up a sign on Sunday that encouraged pro football team the Kansas City Chiefs to "scalp" the Washington Redskins. Soon after, passerby Delores Schilling snapped a pic of the sign and posted the following tweet:
Yahoo Shine could not reach a Sonic representative for comment, however, on Sunday, Patrick Lenow, vice president of public relations at Sonic, told NBC News, "The remarks posted on this message board were wrong, offensive and unacceptable ... In a misguided effort to support his football team an independent franchise owner allowed passion to override good judgment. The owner has reinforced with hisRead More »from Sonic Apologizes for Offensive Chiefs-Redskins Sign