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Chick-fil-A

PR Honcho Dies

of Heart Attack

7/27/2012 11:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

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A key member of the Chick-fil-A public relations department died of a heart attack this morning ... this in the middle of the biggest PR crisis the fast food chain has ever faced.

Chick-fil-A released a statement saying, "We are saddened to report the news to you that our dear friend Don Perry, vice president of public relations, passed away suddenly this morning."

As Chick-fil-A came under fire for its stance against gay marriage ... Perry spoke on behalf of the restaurant chain in an effort to smooth things over with the public ... promising to "leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena.”

Chick-fil-A added, "Don was a member of our Chick-fil-A family for nearly 29 years.  He was a well-respected and well-liked media executive in the Atlanta and University of Georgia communities, and we will all miss him."

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."

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31.

ITUS    

I'm sure he discriminated all his life as he was involved in the recent decisions.

714 days ago
32.

eicarr     

He's burning in HELL after working for those s***.

714 days ago
33.

Marc    

The tolerance of Liberals never ceases to amaze me as long as no one disagrees with them.

714 days ago
34.

Jackie    

Wow!!...The some of the comments are unbelievable. SMFH.

714 days ago
35.

SpeakTheWord    

Looks like the ***gots won this round........

714 days ago
36.

Carl    

Maybe God is sending a message to Chick-Fil-A. Something along the lines of "I am the one who will judge what is right and wrong, not you".

714 days ago
37.

Curt    

Isn't it amazing how intolerant the "tolerant" are? Pro-gay bigotry is still bigotry!

714 days ago
38.

DrDeMarzo    

Proof that gawd is gay.

714 days ago
39.

ShrinkWrap    

It's not news that CFA is owned and operated by Christians. If you don't share their beliefs, don't eat there. There is no reason to be glad the man is dead. Sheesh.

714 days ago
40.

A1Commenter    

The venom is spewing from the christians as well as the gays in here. This was not a message from God about how evil CFA is and it was not karma coming back. A man just died. It is no more a message from God than when a tornado strikes a church. It is what it is. And the intolerence spewing from "christian" commenters is no less than the hate spewing from the pro-gay commenters.

714 days ago
41.

Nate    

Thats a good start now if we can only get the rest of them.

714 days ago
42.

gossipgirl86    

I bet someone poisoned him....SMH...

714 days ago
43.

ManiacalZebra    

It's God's punishment for being anti-gay.

714 days ago
44.

Awfh    

TMZ Home of the anonymous keyboard warrior

714 days ago
45.

Truth    

Actually, the "PR crisis" belongs to the Mayor of Boston, Chicago and other crook liberals who threatened a privately owned business because they don't pay the liberal bagman. But a silly liberal at TMZ wouldn't look at the facts. Doesn't fit the narrative.

714 days ago
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