"This is all a farce"
Schnatter said in the interview that he was set up, calling the controversy that led to his resignation a "farce."
"I never dreamed that people that I cared about, that I loved, that I made multimillionaires, would do what they did," Schnatter said.
"I just didn't know it would happen from people on the inside doing this. I thought it would come from the outside." Schnatter said he believes that the company's board of directors "used the black community and race as a way to steal the company."
Victims of sexual abuse and sexual harassment launched the Me Too movement in 2006. The #MeToo hashtag was introduced in 2017. In the #MeToo era, the first celebrity to be convicted of sexual assault was Bill Cosby – and he continues to fight his conviction. He needs to grab a Coca-Cola and a Jell-O Pudding Pop and calm down.
One line in Billy Edd Wheeler's 1963 song Jackson – the song became a hit in 1967 for Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazelwood and Johnny Cash/June Carter – is "Goodbye, that's all she wrote." In this case, that line is totally appropriate.