Coffee Chain Yanks Louisiana Men’s Franchise Over Crude Reply to LeBron James Post

A Louisiana man was “deleted” as the owner of the PJ’s Coffee location in New Orleans after leaving a disdainful comment on a social media post from NBA star LeBron James, the coffee franchise said in a statement. I am.

In a Facebook status comment section “Protecting Young Black Women and Men” posted by a Los Angeles Lakers player, Stephen Bruno Jr. told James: [egg plant emoji].. The reaction caught the attention of Ken Burns, Who posted the screenshot of Bruno’s comment On Twitter.

Burns also posted a photo of Bruno’s Facebook Bio, saying he was a “PJ’s Coffee franchise.”

“When I posted, I never said this was sneaky. He shouldn’t say this. He should lose the franchise, or he should be cancelled. I posted his words,Burns told KHOU.

PJ’s Coffee issued a statement via Twitter on Wednesday stating that Bruno had been “removed” as the owner of the New Orleans shop location.

According to Eater New Orleans, both Bruno and his brother Roy Bruno Owns a PJ in the popular French Quarter district..

McClatchy News has contacted PJ’s Coffee to clarify the specific actions taken against Bruno.