Shaq Signs as an Owner in Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Franchise

October 24, 2016

Basketball Hall-of-Famer to also Serve as Brand’s Global Spokesperson

Winston-Salem, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced that basketball Hall-of-Famer and sports and entertainment superstar Shaquille O’Neal has become an owner in the brand’s prestigious downtown Atlanta location. He also is the brand’s new global spokesperson.

O’Neal is a lifelong Krispy Kreme fan and has taken ownership in the historic Krispy Kreme shop on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta, which opened more than 60 years ago. O’Neal has publicly displayed his affection for the brand – especially Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® doughnut – in media and on social