The online pawn shop, Pawngo, has apologized for its prank on star New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker.
Pawngo dropped 900 pounds of Butterfinger candy bars in Copley Square in Boston. The prank was designed to mock Welker's dropped pass in the Super Bowl. Had Welker caught the pass, the Patriots most likely would have won the Super Bowl.
The site meant for the stunt to be lighthearted, but many Boston sports fans were upset at the website. Pawngo CEO Todd Hillis said in a statement, "We thought that Boston fans would get a laugh out of it. But, for many great Boston sports fans, it was taken offensively. Please accept my most sincere apologies. We got caught up in the moment, reacting to a suggestion that we thought would be funny, but we were wrong, and on behalf of everyone involved with Pawngo, I apologize."
To top it off, Pawngo was cited for violating a commercial dumping ordinance in Boston.