U.S. Markets closed

John Schnatter admits use of N-word, resigns as Chairman of the Board of Papa John's Pizza

WSFA 12 Montgomery
John Schnatter admits use of N-word, resigns as Chairman of the Board of Papa John's Pizza

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Pizza hero John Schnatter, the founder of the Papa John's empire that boasts more than 5,000 stores around the world, on Wednesday admitted to the use of a racial slur and then stepped down from the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. He has since resigned as Chairman