A quick-thinking teen is going viral on TikTok after convincing her sister she’d won a Taco Bell giveaway that doesn’t exist.
On Sept. 27, Mackenzie Lynn uploaded a video of the prank unfolding. While eating a delectable Taco Bell dinner, it seems, Mackenzie’s sister Annaliese found a Cinnamon Twist in her bowl, which inspired Mackenzie to come up with a fake giveaway.
“That’s so weird, ew,” Annaliese says about the rogue Cinnamon Twist in her bowl.
“Dude! Whoever has the Cinnamon Twist in their nacho wins the Xbox that was on the menu. The Xbox giveaway,” Mackenzie tells her sister, feigning excitement. “Don’t throw it away, take a picture of it.”
Mackenzie then comes up with a genius excuse to record the whole encounter so her sister doesn’t get suspcious.
“Wait, I need to record this,” she says. “Guys, she literally has the Cinnamon Twist in her nachos.”
Eager to claim her free Xbox, Annaliese calls the Taco Bell where she ordered her food and tells them that she found the winning Cinnamon Twist.
“I had the cinnamon twist in the bottom of my nachos,” Annaliese tells the Taco Bell employee on the phone, who is probably very, very confused. “So does that mean, like, the Xbox giveaway? I took a picture of the, like, thing, so if you want me to send you the picture…”
For the next few seconds, there is silence as the employee seems to explain to Annaliese that there is, in fact, no giveaway. Then, the video ends with Annaliese looking confused and uttering one word of disappoint on the phone: “What?”
Mackenzie’s video, which has received nearly 500,000 likes, has received comments from TikTok users who are both impressed by the prank and mortified for poor Annaliese.
“YOU HAD HER CALL! That’s mortifyingly embarrassing,” one person said.
“I had to stop watching it out of second-hand embarrassment,” another added.
“You are way too believable this is comedy gold,” a third commented.
Honestly Taco Bell, if you’re seeing this, please give this girl a free Xbox for what her sister put her through.
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