If you had asked me yesterday, “Hey, Joanna, is there anything ex-Subway spokes-dieter and convicted child pornography enthusiast Jared Fogle could do to make you think less of him?” I would say, “No, may I leave this focus group?”
Russell Taylor, the former head of the foundation started by Subway sandwich-hocker and extreme creep Jared Fogle, has been sentenced to 27 years in prison. Taylor pleaded guilty to charges of child exploitation and manufacturing child pornography. The prosecution sought a 35 year sentence.
Update, 1:15 p.m.: Fogle has been sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison, the AP reports:
Dear God, what have we done to deserve this beautiful defense?
As part of his guilty plea, former face of Subway Jared Fogle has agreed to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 minor victims. Ten of them have already gotten their money, which in the grand scheme of things doesn’t seem like much.
There’s nothing worse than a smug asshole who thinks they’re getting away with something. Jared Fogle, who is only now getting his comeuppance for heinous crimes involving children, is no exception. The former Subway spokesperson and “Child Porn & Chill” enthusiast may be going to jail now, but in 2008, he was on top…
The story of the unnamed woman who tipped off the authorities to former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is unfolding: It all began one year ago when she was sexting with family friend Russell Taylor—Fogle’s friend and former employee—and he offered to send her child pornography.
Cindy Mills, the former Subway franchisee who said Jared Fogle had suggested she advertise herself for sex on Craigslist, claims that she warned Subway about Fogle way back in 2008 and the company didn’t do anything about it. Mills, who was a Subway franchisee in Florida during 2006 to 2012, said that Fogle used to…
Speaking of sandwiches, in wake of the recent Jared Fogle scandal, Subway has removed a strange video game that had been featured on the kids division of their website. The game was called “Jared’s Pants Dance” which allowed players to catch sandwiches and other menu items with a cartoon version of Fogle’s iconic…
According to court documents released Wednesday, Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to one count of travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct with two minors and one count of distribution and receipt of child pornography.
Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle, whose house was raided by the authorities in connection with a child pornography case on Tuesday morning, has suspended his business relationship with the Milford, Connecticut-based sandwich chain.
Federal authorities raided the Indiana home of Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle Tuesday morning. Russell Taylor, who headed a childhood fitness charity founded by Fogle, was arrested in April on child pornography charges. The warrant served at Fogle’s home is believed to be connected to that case.