Subway Stands By Michael Phelps
Posted on February 6, 2009Michael Phelps' partying did cost him his Kellogg's endorsement but Subway will stay on with the Olympic champion. A Subway rep told US Weekly that Phelps remains in the company's plans.
Gakwer reported that Michael Phelps photo was removed from Subway's website but it is clear from Subway's statement that he hasn't been removed from Subway's marketing plans. Here's a video of Phelps with one of Subway's subs.Despite being removed from the sandwich chain's website, Subway will not drop its endorsement deal with the Olympic gold medalist because of his controversial pot photos.
"Like most Americans, and like Michael Phelps himself, we were disappointed in his behavior," Megan Driscoll, the rep for Subway, tells Usmagazine.com. "Also like most Americans, we accept his apology. Moving forward, he remains in our plans."