Riot Games exec resigns after Floyd social post

12:55 AM ETJacob WolfESPN Staff Writer CloseStaff Writer for ESPN. com Reports across multiple games, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty. Specializes in investigative reportingFollow on TwitterFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintA Riot Games executive who had been under internal investigation after sharing a Facebook image downplaying the death of George Floyd has resigned, the company confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Ron Johnson, who had served as Riot's global head of consumer products since December, was placed on leave Wednesday after he made a post that questioned motives behind media and public attention on Floyd's death. The post also outlined Floyd's criminal record and alleged that he used methamphetamine and was a danger to others prior to his death.

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