Parler has terminated CEO John Matze, according to a memo Matze
sent to staffers that has been obtained by Fox News.
“On January 29, 2021, the Parler board controlled by Rebekah
Mercer decided to immediately terminate my position as CEO of
Parler. I did not participate in this decision,” Matze wrote. “I
understand that those who now control the company have made some
communications to employees and other third parties that have
unfortunately created confusion and prompted me to make this
I believe his surname rhymes with “rates”, but it’s a shame it doesn’t rhyme with “patsy”, because that’s what he is.