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KFC Launches Fried Chicken Scented Sunscreen

KFC Launches Fried Chicken Scented Sunscreen

Tuesday, Kentucky Fried Chicken (Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM)), a fast food restaurant chain best known for its comfort cooking, gave away bottles of its limited-edition offering — sunscreen. Within hours, consumers emptied the restaurant's stock of the lotion.

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Benzinga searched high and low on social media for reactions to this new product offering. Here are a few of our favorites:

1. "If laying down and enjoying your brand new chicken-scented sunscreen from @KFC is wrong, then I don't wanna be right." —@willganss

2. "KFC's Fried Chicken-Scented Sunscreen ensures you won't get extra crispy." —@CNBC

3. "Incredible @KFC, althought [sic.] I may be more excited about #BigMac sunscreen #Imlovingit." —@leadersayswhat

4. "Hit the beach smelling like 11 herbs and spices." —@ThreeKpromo

5. "'Smells like chicken, tastes like sunscreen' — further blurring the line between marketing and reality." —@pglatz

6. "Smell like fried chicken without feeling extra crispy! #KFC." —@FOX59

7. "Neil: Protect your skin AND smell like fried chicken? What a time to be alive." —@Q104Halifax

8. "@iveythacker @kfc plz I need it, I wanna smell like fried chicken 24/7." —@damonbiggs6

9. "Another sign of the end times: KFC sunscreen." —@philwahba

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