*Devorise Dixon had a taste for some KFC, but when he got the meal home and bit into a piece of poultry that looked rather unappealing, it apparently tasted that way too.
He said it was “rubbery,” so he took it back to the store.
Dixon presented the “suspect” to the manager who he claims, after closer inspection told him, it was a deep fried rat. He says the manager then apologized and offered him a free meal.
Uh, no thanks. I’ll pass.
Dixon, 25, posted a picture of the creature on social media, and to no surprise it garnered 121,000 views in a nano second.
Of even less surprise is a statement by KFC that claims Dixon is lying.
“A customer has made a serious claim against KFC and refuses to cooperate in the investigation,” KFC said in a statement sent to The Huffington Post. “Based on this, and the fact that he refuses to allow anyone to see the product, we are left to believe that he intended to deceive the public with this hoax and we are considering all options.”
Dixon couldn’t be reached for comment and there are claims circulating online that the whole thing may actually be a hoax.
“Our chicken tenders often vary in size and shape and this just happened to be an oddly shaped one,” KFC spokesman Rodrigo Coronel told HuffPost in an email. He emailed the following image, which zooms in on a photo from Dixon’s Instagram account.
In all honesty, and fairness to KFC, though the photo is suspicious (we see what could be a tail, but where’s the legs?), what is to stop a customer who may have had “words” with someone behind the counter from making such a disparaging claim?
It’s just so easy to do.
And why would someone bite into something that looks like this in the first place?
And would the manager of the store REALLY admit its a rat…C’mon, something ain’t right here.
Nevertheless, I hope the weird looking piece of whatever it is hasn’t been discarded.
It would be a simple thing to have it tested and eliminate all doubt.