McDonald’s PH Breaks Silence About Viral Jollibee’s “Fried Towel” Issue
The popular fast-food chain McDonald’s Philippines said that the company is not behind the viral “Fried Towel” controversy.
On Friday (June 4, 2021), McDonald’s Philippines Corporate Communications Head Adi Hernandez declined that accusations that they are behind the viral “Fried Towel” controversy of Jollibee.
McDo explained that they did not and would not produce or release any disparaging material against any brand as a respond to the tagline: “Our competitor threw in the towel” amid the Jollibee issue.
“McDonald’s Philippines did not and would not produce or release any disparaging material against any brand, To reiterate, this piece of content was not made by McDonald’s Philippines and was never posted on any of the brand’s digital assets,” Hernandez said.
Hernandez made the statement after a netizen named Alique Perez received a deep-fried towel from Jollibee Bonifacio Stop Over branch instead of chicken joy. The fast-food chain branch received criticisms online.
Jollibee temporarily suspend the operation of the Bonifacio Stop Over branch due to the incident. However, the fast-food firm did not disclose how the fried towel incident transpired.
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