UPDATE — 12/22: Cracker Barrel announced Sunday they have reversed their decision to remove select “Duck Dynasty” products from their stores.
Cracker Barrel reacted to the growing controversy around “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson’s comments on homosexuality by removing some products from their stores, the southern themed restaurant chain announced Friday.
“We removed selected products which we were concerned might offend some of our guests while we evaluate the situation,” Cracker Barrel said in a Facebook post. “We continually evaluate the products we offer and will continue to do so.”
The restaurant chain noted, however, they “continue to offer Duck Commander products” and highlighted their mission is to “operate within the ideals of fairness, mutual respect and equal treatment of all people.”
Nevertheless, one of the shows largest sponsors is sticking with the “Duck Dynasty” crew.
Under Armour, denounced Robertson’s comments, but told TMZ they have “no plans to change our current relationship.”
“We are obviously aware of the situation,” the sports apparel company added. “And his comments are not indicative of Under Armour’s views.”
Some items on Under Armour’s website are currently sold out. That is not surprising though.
As TheBlaze reported Friday, retail giant Walmart is selling out of “Duck Dynasty” gear as fans flock to show their support of Robertson.
On Wednesday, A&E placed him on indefinite hiatus following a number of comments where Robertson gave his brutally honest opinion about homosexuality.
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