Starbucks CEO Apologizes For Incident in Philadelphia Store
Twitter/@missydepino Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson apologized on Saturday night to the two black men arrested in a Philadelphia store. Videos of the arrest, which went viral, were "very hard to watch," Johnson said. He said the company's practices and training led to the "reprehensible outcome" and that the incident "should never have escalated as it did." Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson issued a lengthy apology statement Saturday night as online backlash against the coffee giant grew over the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia store.