Kellogg’s was the first brand to “drop” Michael Phelps (even though Kellogg’s was probably not going to re-sign him due to financial constraints anyway) from its roster of endorsers, but now it appears that Subway is about to follow suit. All references to Phelps, who signed an endorsement deal with the sandwich giant in November, have been removed from Subway’s website.
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It’s too bad, since cereal and sandwiches fit right in with Phelps’ new-found stoner persona. Subway is reportedly so mad, that they are pursuing ways to actually get back the money they’ve already paid to Phelps. The sandwich company’s web artists sent a heads-up to BUZZ NEWSROOM that they were instructed to de-link him from their site: