McDonald’s new 2016 holiday cups have become the “butt” of jokes on social media because of its rather unfortunate design.
The drawing is supposed to look like a pair of mittens with the phrase “warmest greetings” emblazoned below.
But after author Sam Sykes drew fingers and a thumb on the thumb portion of the mitten and voilà, instant sophomore humor.
Now how the hell are Starbucks cups in the news again and no one’s talking about a guy spreading his cheeks open on McDonald’s cups pic.twitter.com/QmIuZiDJst
— Sam Sykes (@SamSykesSwears) December 11, 2016
Social media went wild with the redesign.
When someone draws fingers on McDonald’s mittens and ‘spreading holiday cheer’ takes on entirely new meaning. Good God. pic.twitter.com/k9DZRiJabf
— Misty Harris (@popcultini) December 11, 2016
McDonald’s daring homage to contemporary art. pic.twitter.com/wjNrAz9rI8
— Giovanni Tiso (@gtiso) December 11, 2016
— Chris PickleDick (@dee_pickle) December 12, 2016
— 91.7 THE BOUNCE (@917thebounce) December 11, 2016
— Michael Graham (@IAMMGraham) December 12, 2016
— Scott Ford (@ScottFordTVGuy) December 11, 2016
This is what the cup i actually supposed to look like.
December is here! Get in the spirit with a McCafé Peppermint Mocha! pic.twitter.com/tUzVWY8vnM
— McD’s Savannah (@McD_Savannah) December 1, 2016
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