How the Burger King meeting went before *that* tweet
You probably spotted Burger King’s International Women’s Day self-sabotage as it trended on social media for hours, triggering an avalanche of jokes and more serious condemnations.
Here’s their now – understandably – deleted tweet.
The fact that they followed it up with news of a programme to support more women into chef positions in their company was very much lost in the outcry over the bad joke.
It got exactly the reactions you’d expect.
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) March 8, 2021
Chief.. this was just NOT it. https://t.co/OyPwZe2ayG
— Tom (@Syndicate) March 8, 2021
Comedian, actor and writer, Seán Burke, imagined how Burger King might have discussed the plan.
Burger King Meeting RE International Women's Day pic.twitter.com/ddhujCpsIo
— Seán Burke (@SeanBurkeShow) March 8, 2021
“…the same way you always read the article after reading the headline.”
We loved it – and so did these tweeters.
Nailed it https://t.co/HldB255se5
— Daniel Bogdanoff (@DanielBogdanoff) March 8, 2021
I’m totally here for Clunky attempts at gender related satire and for extremely awkward long comedy pauses. Brilliant! As Ever.
— Philip Berryman (@philip_berryman) March 8, 2021
— snipe, poo doula ⭑⭒⭒⭒⭒ (@snipeyhead) March 8, 2021
This is the last from me on this particular topic – you just have to see this; solid gold.
Have a great Tuesday gang! https://t.co/LnPkM1FThc
— James Whatley (@Whatleydude) March 9, 2021
Kazuma Taichi shared this very believable theory.
I certainly believe the most accurate element of this parody is that it is a discussion that happened with only men at the table
— Kazuma Taichi (@Kazuma_Taichi) March 8, 2021
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