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Brad’s Wife Got Fired From Cracker Barrel (And Now We Have All These Memes)

The internet joke machine kicks into overdrive

Brad’s wife, Nanette, got fired from Cracker Barrel — that much we know. But the chain still hasn’t offered any more details about just why she was terminated after 11 years on the job. It’s been about a week since the this internet became obsessed with this story, which stemmed from a question that a fellow named Bradley Reid Byrd asked on the official Cracker Barrel Facebook page. Now people all across America are creating tributes to 2017’s newest pop culture heroes — and some kind-hearted souls are even offering Nanette new employment opportunities. Here’s a look at the best memes that the internet has whipped up since the world learned that Brad’s wife got fired from Cracker Barrel:

Brad’s Wife Could Work at Chick-fil-A

Nanette Could Join the Depew, NY Fire Department

And She Could Also Work at This Bar in Toledo, Ohio

What If Cracker Barrel Changed Its Logo to Reflect This Situation?

Confused Travolta Wants Justice for Brad’s Wife

Meryl at the Oscars Is Wondering Where Nanette Went

These Guys Want the White House to Join the Fight


Posted by Brads Wife on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

And Wikipedia (Briefly) Acknowledged the Absence of Brad’s Wife (Look at the # of Employees)

According to Byrd’s Facebook page, the company still hasn’t responded to his requests for more information about Nanette’s termination. But he thanks his fans for their support while also asking that they “please direct questions to the home office,” and not the Cracker Barrel in Corydon, IN where Nanette worked as a retail-manager. Brad writes: “I would like everyone to remember that some very good people work for them. The people at the Corydon location are our friends (like family) and are just trying to make a living.”

Why did Cracker Barrel fire Brad’s wife? [WP]
The Internet Is Mad as Hell at Cracker Barrel Right Now [E]