Even big brands like McDonald’s are not immune to K-Pop’s influence!

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They once posted advertisements that teased several big names.

Each group had their own witty reference. BLACKPINK’s was the “black” in the black bun product of McDonald’s…

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“Black Bun” sounds similar to “BLACKPINK” | @angeljiminie88/Twitter

…TWICE was seen in the words “TWICE the excitement” that introduced chicken and beef burgers…

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TWICE was mentioned directly in the poster | @angeljiminie88/Twitter

…and BTS’s acronym was spotted in the poster stating, “Be The Star”.

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“Be The Star” is a reference to BTS | @angeljiminie88/Twitter 

McDonald’s Philippines previously mentioned YG Entertainment’s girl group in November 2018. On their official Twitter account, they asked fans to find a local branch by saying “McDO in your area”, the same slogan BLACKPINK uses.

The fast food brand also follows Lisa on Instagram, leading some fans to speculate that a collaboration may be coming up.

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As these references prove, McDonald’s Philippines is a big K-Pop fan as well!

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| McDonald’s Philippines