Food KFC celebrates Royal Wedding with romantic commemorative chicken bucket

01:57  17 may  2018
01:57  17 may  2018 Source:

Meghan Markle might have a classic American guilty pleasure at her royal wedding to Prince Harry

  Meghan Markle might have a classic American guilty pleasure at her royal wedding to Prince Harry The royal couple reportedly wants to incorporate American influences, which could include classic comfort foods like hot dogs and doughnuts.

For those of us who didn’t score an invite, the Royal Wedding can still be a day for celebration , jubilation and… fried chicken ? Source: USA Today Retirement.

So perhaps it’s only appropriate that KFC is getting in on the act. In celebration of the upcoming Royal Wedding , the American fast food chain has designed ‘lavish and regal’ commemorative chicken buckets for the occasion.

Prince Harry wearing a hat© Chris Jackson

In case you haven't heard or have simply, mercifully blacked it out, there's a Royal Wedding happening this week. On Saturday, Suits "star" Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry while the imaginations of the world's least imaginative people spiral down into the deepest, darkest tabloid wormholes.

It will be only the second time an American (and divorcée) has married into the Royal Family, it will cost somewhere in the realm of $43 million dollars, and the father of the bride—an everyman who celebrated his daughter's engagement by picking up some beer and cigarettes—wasn't invited, but of all the scandalous stories oozing out of Buckingham Palace, our favorite belongs unquestionably to KFC UK. To celebrate the occasion and presumably rebuild some goodwill following a chicken shortage at their chicken restaurant earlier this year, the southern icon put on their Sunday best and launched a special, limited-edition chicken bucket for the hotly anticipated nuptials:

Okay, KFC’s Ads About Its Chicken Shortage Are Pretty Great

  Okay, KFC’s Ads About Its Chicken Shortage Are Pretty Great Just a cheeky little chicken ad from the U.K.Initially, the marketing folks tried lightening the mood with a joke that amounted to “Why did the chicken cross the road? We have no clue, but it wasn’t to get to a KFC restaurant.” That went over poorly. Rightfully shamed, they’ve tried again today with a full-page apology ad in the Sun and Metro papers that features an empty KFC bucket.

KFC Is Selling a Special Royal Wedding Chicken Bucket in the UK. Photo courtesy of KFC . If you're excited about this weekend's royal wedding , and located in the UK, you can commemorate the day with a special bucket of fried chicken .

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No, we're not making this up, but someone was actually paid to. The press release touts the cardboard grease container's "bespoke crest" with a "modern KFC twist" and "resplendent gold flourishes," but unfortunately for us Yanks (or rebel scum, as the Brits knows us), the Royal Wedding Bucket is available only in the UK. So if you're planning on beaming #WhenHarryMetMeggy straight into your eyeholes with a drumstrick in one hand and a breast in the other this weekend, you may as well just upgrade to Popeyes and call it day.

H/T Mashable

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The Fascinating Reason Why British Royals Save the Top of Their Wedding Cake .
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been shaking it up in terms of royal wedding traditions. Unlike American tradition where the cake top is saved (and stored in the back of the freezer) to be enjoyed on the first anniversary, the British royal family has a different purpose for saving their cake: to serve at their future children’s christenings. How sweet! (Pun intended.

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