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Do You Want Fries with That Breakup?

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Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335

Do You Want Fries with That Breakup? 

As reported by a news outlet recently, the Burger King chain of restaurants in participating U.S. cities (namely New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston), is offering a delicious little “boost” on Valentine’s Day, to anyone who’s been jilted in a relationship and might feel a bit forlorn about it.

As part of a partnership deal to promote the new film “Birds of Prey”, which is a 2020 American superhero film featuring the D.C. Comics character Harley Quinn, the well-known burger chain is offering a free flame-broiled Whopper sandwich on Valentine’s Day to anyone who brings in a printed photo of their Ex.

Those who are unhappily/unexpectedly single can present their photo at “Birds of Prey”-themed “breakup boxes” (i.e. trash cans) stationed in participating restaurants, for a proper – and likely satisfying – disposal.  Dumpees who live in New York have the added option to bring in letters, stuffed animals, or a piece of clothing instead.

Not to leave out those heartbroken folks who are too far from a participating location, Burger King is also offering an online quiz within their mobile app, that offers a chance to get a Whopper for $3 after answering four out of five questions correctly.

Is it a cure for a broken heart?  Maybe not.  But it’s a cure for an empty stomach … and a nice way to briefly forget all about your heartbreak on cupid’s favourite day.

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Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Lindsay, and Peterborough.

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