(Willmington, DE) - Papa John's founder is saying he never directed a racial slur at anyone specifically.
John Schnatter appeared in a Delaware courtroom Monday, where he blamed the press for allegedly making him appear to be a racist.
However, attorneys played a four-second video clip where Schnatter used the n-word as a reference to Kanye West.
In a report, he said KFC never faced backlash after Colonel Sanders used the n-word.
Schnatter said he used the word because he wanted to make a point that it's not what the company was about, and claims his comments were anti-racist.
Schnatter wants the court to compel Papa John's to release documents that may show why he was fired from the company this summer.
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