WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - "Tasteless" and "offensive" are just some of the ways a Kentucky business's recent Facebook posts are being described. }}" />

   
 
 
Pulled Pork Posts On FaceBook Draw Criticism

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 5/2/2013  "Tasteless" and "offensive" are just some of the ways a Kentucky business's recent Facebook posts are being described.    The posts appear to some to make light of the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon.   Adam Winer visited the restaurant that's feeling the heat and has more on the controversy.   "We're outside the Liberty Grill in Stanton, Kentucky, serving up some pulled pork sandwiches and a controversial sense of humor," says reporter Adam Winer.   Quincy Collier and his fiance opened Liberty Grill just a few months ago in an effort to combine their love for food and freedom.   "Just wanted to cook good food for people and bring back the American spirit," says Collier.   But Collier's spirited attempt to bring attention to his business, through Facebook, apparently elicited some pretty negative responses.   One recent post showed a crockpot, and read, "It's a Bomb!" "No, no, just pulled pork at the Liberty Grill."   Another post showed the same image, reading, "Tick Tock, Tick Tock."   Underneath, one commenter called the post "tasteless and inconsiderate," adding, "Boston strong is where it's at."   "Complete shock, after I got to thinking about it, people are very sensitive about that issue right now," the man commented.   We caught up with Collier cooking up some of that pulled pork.   The chef insists he wasn't making a reference to the recent Boston bombings.   "Not related to the Boston bombings. O was not thinking about that when I wrote that. It was crock pot with pork in it," he said.   But reaction in Stanton was mixed.   "I mean, it's a bomb. I mean, you know, a lot of people use that expression," one person said.   Collier says he's learned his lesson, says he's gonna delete some of those offending Facebook posts and next time, play it a little bit safer.  
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The woman accused of causing an accident that killed a motorcyclist on Park Avenue West in Mansfield last July 22nd, has been indicted on nine counts. Full Story
Image1 Charges have been filed against the driver accused of causing a fatal accident Friday in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 United Way of Richland County Director Dan Varn is making the rounds, spreading the message about the importance of this year's campaign, in person. Full Story
Image1 Galion Community Hospital recently made a donation to the Galion Police Department that will be a benefit to Galion Police Officers as well as the Galion Community. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

Four Escape Injury In Rollover Crash

U.S. 30 Advisory Committee Discusses Reconstruction Project

More News