Twitter CEO shamed for eating Chick-fil-A during Pride Month

Twitter CEO Slammed For Tweet About Chick-Fil-A During Gay Pride Month

This time, it was the man in charge, CEO Jack Dorsey, who caused a kerfuffle by sharing a tweet about receiving a "Boost" from fast food joint Chick-fil-A while using his Cash app to purchase food at the restaurant.

Dorsey ruffled feathers when he posted about the 10 percent discount he got by using the fast-food chain's app at one of its Los Angeles outposts. It was the kind of tweet that could be easily ignored - if, perhaps, it didn't happen to be Pride Month, and if Chick-fil-A's own CEO wasn't known for his opposition to gay marriage.

Dorsey's meal caught the attention of critics like journalist Soledad O'Brien, who pointed out the issue with supporting a company associated with anti-LGBTQ views during Pride Month.

Users were quick to criticize Dorsey's patronage of the restaurant whose CEO famously made comments that were interpreted as homophobic in 2012, sparking nationwide protests.

"You're right. Completely forgot about their background", the Twitter honcho replied.

He didn't elaborate, but O'Brien was referencing Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's views against gay marriage.

He was reminded of the questionable nature of promoting Chick-fil-A during Pride Month, to which he conceded: 'You're right.

"Please delete this or follow up with how much free advertising you're going to give GLAAD", tweeted @EricaJoy.

Another Twitter user added: 'You must love the taste of bigotry!'

None of the chain's more than 2,200 restaurants are open on that day to allow employees a day of rest.

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