The gross Jared Fogle "footlong" prison rape jokes arrived right on schedule

Twitter mocked the former Subway spokesman after his 15-year sentence came down

Published November 19, 2015 8:32PM (EST)

 (Matt Sayles/invision/ap)
(Matt Sayles/invision/ap)

Former-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced today to 15.6 years in federal prison on child pornography and sex charges, despite a plea deal reached in August through which Fogle’s defense team bargained for 5-12 years.

Testifying for Fogle’s defense, forensic psychiatrist Dr. John Bradford diagnosed Fogle with “mild pedophilia” for his interest in 16- and 17-year-olds.

Bradford also claimed in his testimony that Fogle’s “hypersexuality” stemmed from a compulsive eating disorder that needed an outlet after losing however-many pant sizes on the Subway diet, Reuters reported.

Twitter’s affinity for low-hanging fruit is certainly no secret. And why should Fogle’s sentencing be any different? These are from the past hour:

Time to get a new joke, Twitter — or better yet, don't laugh about prison rape, even for convicted sex offenders, to start with.

Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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