Megan Rapinoe in Subway ad

Rapinoe Blamed For Subway’s Sharp Decline In Franchises

Culture
May 2nd, 2022 12:43 PM

What’s that bad taste in Subway’s mouth? It’s the bitter flavor of a fast-shrinking franchise and the fall-out from hiring the notorious Megan Rapinoe as a national pitch-woman. Subway is losing franchises hand over foot, and its Rapinoe ad campaign is getting some of the blame for the company driving customers away. 

Megan Rapinoe in Subway ad

Red Card! Subway, Customers Want Rapinoe Out As Ad Spokesman

Culture
August 9th, 2021 7:00 AM

Subway franchises are demanding the home office call a red card on soccer radical Megan Rapinoe. They and some of their customers want Subway to pull ads featuring Rapinoe, one of which involves her kicking a ball at a man, knocking the burrito out of his hands and telling him to order a Subway sandwich instead. The ad campaign began this spring and opposition to it is growing.

WaPo World Cup Sneer: Subway 'Infested All Corners of Brazil

July 4th, 2014 2:44 PM
In Friday’s Washington Post, their soccer writer Steven Goff had “ten random thoughts from Brazil” from his World Cup reporter’s notebook. This was number one. “I am sad to report Subway has infested all corners of Brazil.” Why do liberals always have to see an American food concern as some kind of noxious virus of cultural imperialism? Especially when…

ABC, NBC and CBS Hype ‘Food Babe’ Attack on Subway

February 10th, 2014 5:24 PM
Whether it’s beef, tuna or Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, the networks love to scare people away from their dinner plates. The latest attack was on Subway restaurant’s sandwiches. Food blogger Vani Hari made another appearance on the networks to hype her claim that Subway uses the same chemical to whiten its bread that is used to make some yoga mats. (video after break)