Taco Bell Prankster Licks Taco Shells | TIME.com
- Turns out it was all a prank, albeit not one sanctioned by the chain, which has faced a series of P.R. nightmares in recent years. Soon after the photo went viral on Monday, Taco Bell suspended the employee shown licking the tacos and issued a statement explaining that the pose was meant as a joke: The picture was a submission for a photo contest calling for Taco Bell employees to show themselves enjoying the first bite of the product. The company insists the taco shells were â€śabsolutely notâ€ť served to customers and were only used for training purposes in March.
I'd call this PR lies ...