Charli D’Amelio still “hasn’t ordered” her signature Dunkin’ drink, and her reasoning is pretty dang relatable.
The TikTok megastar, who managed to get her own beverage before even notorious Dunkin’ diehard Ben Affleck, unveiled her collaboration with the chain in September. Her signature drink, “The Charli,” is a cold brew coffee filled with whole milk and caramel swirl syrup.
“The Charli” is based on D’Amelio’s favorite order at the chain, so she’s clearly ordered it before. She’s just never called it by its name — a fact she explained on the first episode of her podcast, “2 Chix,” which she co-hosts with her older sister Dixie.
“I haven’t ordered it as ‘The Charli’ because I get nervous! I feel like they’re going to make fun of me,” the 16-year-old admitted.
To be fair, ordering something with your own name sounds extremely weird. It’s also possible that D’Amelio is just used to asking for the drink the way she always has.
Regardless, the collaboration has been incredibly successful for Dunkin’. As TMZ reported, the chain saw a 20 percent increase in cold brew sales the day “The Charli” launched and a 45 percent increase the following day.
The Gen Z megastar is just one of the latest celebrities to coin a successful fast food collab this year.
Travis Scott’s recent collaboration with McDonald’s has also become a viral sensation, spawning all kinds of TikTok trends. The rapper’s $6 meal features a Quarter Pounder topped with cheese, bacon and lettuce, plus a medium order of fries (with BBQ sauce) and a Sprite.
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