Still reeling from the total shock of having their longtime national frontman exposed as a child molesting pervert, Subway was caught with their pants down over an online game that in light of recent events was grossly inappropriate. The sandwich chain’s website was as of Wednesday morning still featuring the child’s game “Jared’s Pants Dance” even as the game's namesake, Jared Fogle was in court pleading guilty to charges of having sex with a minor and possession of child pornography. Mr. Fogle’s fall from the lofty status of being the smiling face of the global fast food giant to just another disgraced pederast had to have caught the company completely off guard and leaving the “Pant’s Dance" game up after they had cut ties with Fogle is yet another public relations headache. The game has since been removed.
The Washington Times reports that “Subway Scraps Jared Fogle’s ‘Pants Dance’ Kids Game”:
Subway has scrapped an online children’s game called “Jared’s Pants Dance,” after former pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to child pornography charges and to crossing state lines to pay for sex with minors.
Mediaite reports that young players were tasked with catching Subway sandwiches and other items in a pair of Mr. Fogle’s famous oversized blue jeans.
The game was taken down after CNBC’s Ben Berkowitz tweeted about the game’s existence following Mr. Fogle’s announced plea deal on Wednesday.
The sandwich chain cut ties with Mr. Fogle just a day earlier.
Fogle has represented the image for Subway for so long that it is hard to believe that some people are aver going to be able to look at one of their restaurants again without thinking of him. The lurid details continue to come out as well including that he had pornographic images of children as young as six years old and that his preference for prospective sexual partners was “the younger, the better”. This is about as sleazy and disgusting as it gets and even more so when you consider that Fogle had toured schools across the country to promote healthy eating.
The dirty little pederast Fogle is now reaping the consequences for his despicable acts, his wife is divorcing him, his high school has removed him from their alumni hall of fame and he soon will be headed to prison. Subway is left to rebrand itself and wonder how they were ever duped so completely by a twisted operator like Fogle while Jared himself prepares to spend at least five years doing the pants dance in the pokey.