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 ‚Äúabsolutely not‚ÄĚ served to customers and were only used for training purposes in March.
I'd call this PR lies ...