U.S. Women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe is in danger of losing her sponsorship and role as a spokesperson for Subway.
The anthem-kneeling star isn’t entirely living up to the restaurant chain’s dreams. A couple of franchise owners and customers have complained about Rapinoe’s appearance in some ads for the restaurant chain.
Due to her political activism and kneeling during the playing of The National Anthem, she has been hostile towards and disrespecting the country she wears on her jersey. These acts are not one any company would want to sponsor and pay to support.
Fox News reported on this last weekend.
“Late last month on a discussion forum hosted by the North American Association of Subway Franchisees, a Wisconsin store operator posted a picture of a hand-scrawled note from an irate customer taped to the front door of his shop.”
“Boycott Subway until Subway fires the anti-American … Megan Rapinoe, the creep who kneels for our beloved National Anthem!”
“The ad should be pulled and done with,” the shop owner said. “It gets tiring apologizing.”