Boone Saloon co-owner and manager Skip Sinanian was removed from his position after making an offensive post on Instagram.
The Watauga Democrat reports the post could be seen as making fun of consent and sexual assault.
According to the report, Sinanian apologized on social media and took full responsibility for the post. Boone Saloon also made an apology on social media.
Several community members, businesses and organizations spoke out on the incident, including OASIS, a nonprofit that serves survivors of domestic and sexual violence.