Johnny Manziel shot glasses discontinued

Posted at 8:53 PM, Nov 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-30 20:53:28-05

UPDATE: Bed, Bath & Beyond has pulled these glasses off the shelves. From a spokesperson:

Bed Bath & Beyond meant no disrespect with the sale of the Johnny Manziel barware items.  Our stores have removed from sale those items deemed offensive.  We have taken the additional step of asking our buyers to be vigilant to avoid this issue in the future. 

Original story follows.

Bed, Bath & Beyond stores in northeast Ohio are selling Johnny Manziel-themed shot glasses and pint glasses — and Twitter has taken notice.

A photo of the shot glass at a Strongsville store was Tweeted by Justin Bielecki Sunday evening and has been picked up by CBS Sports.

Manziel has come under fire recently after a video surfaced of him at a club last weekend, a bottle of alcohol in his hand. Browns head coach Mike Pettine demoted Manziel to third-string quarterback after he said Johnny lied to the Browns about it.

It came just one week after the team announced that Manziel would start for the Browns over Josh McCown for the remainder of the season.

The NFL does not restrict players' drinking during bye weeks, but reports of Manziel consuming alcohol in the past have stirred controversy since he attended rehab earlier this year  and has had run-ins with police before.

Most recently, Manziel and his girlfriend told police they had been drinking before a fight in Manziel's car that concerned another driver enough to report it to police. Manziel was not charged nor disciplined by the NFL for that incident.

Bed, Bath & Beyond has been contacted for comment.

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