There’s a fast food brawl going on and I’ve got to say, it’s fantastic. McDonald’s and Taco Bell officially have beef and we’re not talking about what they’re slinging from their fast food restaurants. It all started when Taco Bell announced that they’d be serving breakfast. Waffle taco anyone (warm waffle wrapped around sausage patty or bacon with eggs, cheese and syrup)? Yeah, I don’t want it either.
Taco Bell decided to promote this new venture into the $50 billion fast food breakfast market by putting out a commercial that threw all the shade in the world towards McDonald’s–the apparent fast food breakfast giant.
In the commercial, you see 25 men–all named Ronald McDonald (also the name of McDonald’s technicolor mascot) claiming that they love Taco Bell’s new breakfast. Oooh the shade! McDonald’s took to Twitter to let everyone know that Ronald still prefers McDonald’s:
And then McDonald’s also let Taco Bell know how flattered they are by the imitation (peep the link to their breakfast menu):