Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Cracker Barrel removes 'Duck Dynasty' merch from stores, 'might offend'

See also

Cracker Barrel, a chain restaurant based in Tennessee known for country food, has removed certain “Duck Dynasty” merchandise products , according to a Dec. 21 report in Variety. The popular reality show’s Phil Robertson made a stir when racially charged and anti-gay remarks were made public from a recent GQ interview.

Cracker Barrel announced via their Facebook page that they would not be carrying some kinds of “Duck Dynasty” merchandise that could possibly offend some of their millions of customers. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store may have removed the items with Phil Robertson’s likeness due to the massive media and Internet reaction to the reality star’s comments.

Cracker Barrel’s mission is Pleasing People. We operate within the ideals of fairness, mutual respect and equal treatment of all people … We continue to offer Duck Commander products in our stores. We removed selected products which we were concerned might offend some of our guests while we evaluate the situation. We continually evaluate the products we offer and will continue to do so,” wrote Cracker Barrel.

Phil Robertson was suspended by A&E for his comments made in the GQ interview. Recent reports have revealed that A&E will air new episodes of “Duck Dynasty”, despite the outrage of many fans of the hit reality show.

Jep Robertson, another star on “Duck Dynasty”, acknowledged the controversy surrounding Phil Robertson. He also stated that the entire “Duck Dynasty” cast had many supporters at a charity 5k running event, which was raising money for Shiners Hospitals for Children.

We’ve had kind of a crazy week back home … We’ve gotten a lot of support. We really appreciate it,” Jeb said, according to a report in AccessAtlanta.

Follow me on Twitter!



  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!