Is That Barack Obama Selling KFC?
No, as far as we know, this not a Democratic Party approved stunt to get KFC in China to pay for Obamas re-election
In China, KFC is much larger than other American brands such as McDonald's, operating 3,200 locations in the country, according to Bloomberg. After the video hit the American corner of the Internet, however, Yum Brands Inc., which operates KFC, quickly retreated.
"The ad was created in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong market only. It was meant to be a spoof and no disrespect was intended. It is no longer airing and will not be re-aired," the company said in a statement.