Oprah's free KFC coupon sparks riots
So Oprah's website has a coupon for free KFC Grilled Chicken (two pieces of grilled chicken, two individual sides and a biscuit), available 'till midnight, but good luck trying to download it. Grub street complied a list of some of "best ofs" from the website's comments section, including these gems:
I'M MELTING CAN'T GET THE COUPONS PLEASE IS THERE ANOTHER WAY OF GETTING THEM ???? HUNGRY FOR THE CHIICKEN
Well I tried to use this coupon at 6 different KFC's yesterday, and not one of them would take it. Said they were not taking them. What is up with that?
Then gawker reported this unsubstantiated account:
I went over to our nearest KFC a few minutes ago...and chaos ensued. Despite the very visible grilled chicken behind the register, the manager told everyone with coupons to leave and that the promotion was over for the day. The people there are currently holding a sit-in and refusing to leave until they get their free chicken...or the cops are called. Racial epithets were being spewed, people who actually wanted to pay for chicken were facing a potential beatdown, and the manager ran from the screaming horde. Oprah, what have ye wrought?
Did anybody get the coupon and try to redeem it?