Papa John's punishes delivery guy who gave out Iggy Azalea's number
Pizza company said 'privacy of our customers is extremely important to us'
Taking to Twitter on Monday (February 8), the rapper and singer stated that the company had previously been her "favorite", but described an incident in which a driver is thought to have given Azalea's number to their "family members".
Papa John's has now said that the delivery driver in question has been punished. "Privacy of our customers and employees is extremely important to us," a spokesman for the company told the Hollywood Reporter. "Papa John's has taken appropriate disciplinary action with regard to the employee involved. We are reaching out directly to Ms Azalea and hope to resolve this incident and make it right."
The pizza company was alerted to the issue Azalea's series of tweets about it yesterday, explaining that she "ordered a cheese pizza but got tons of calls and messages". One of the tweets was a screengrab of her phone that showed a text message from a stranger. "Hello is this Iggy Azalea my brother had delivered something from Papa John's to u and he gave me the number on Friday night," the message read. "I am ur number one fan call me back please."
. @PapaJohns was my favorite pizza but the drivers they use give out your personal phone number to their family members.— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) February 8, 2015
And the supervisors at @PapaJohns refuse to send pictures of their employess so you can identify who it is that steals your information— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) February 8, 2015
I want answers @papajohns why is customer confidentiality a joke to your company?— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) February 9, 2015
@IGGYAZALEA We’ve been trying to get in touch with you. Please follow us so we can DM you.— Papa John's Pizza (@PapaJohns) February 9, 2015
Iggy Azalea was nominated for four awards at the 2015 Grammys over the weekend, but failed to win any accolades on the night.