Following the recent drop in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, McDonald’s tweeted this Monday asking how investors were feeling.
In response, Tesla CEO Elon Musk proposed accepting Dogecoin at their fast-food chain.
The beginning of this story is an old joke in which cryptocurrency investors like Bitcoin have two futures, lead a life of luxury if the price goes up or work at McDonald’s if the price goes down.
Finally, don’t think that a job at McDonald’s is not worth it. Even Binance founder Changpeng Zhao once worked as a cashier before becoming one of the richest men in the world. Anyway, the meme shows the contrast between an easy life and one that requires more effort.
After Bitcoin dropped below $35,000, even McDonald’s joined in the fun by taking to social media to ask how cryptocurrency investors were feeling:
how are you doing people who run crypto twitter accounts
— McDonald's (@McDonalds) January 24, 2022
With over 25,000 retweets and 100,000 likes, the tweet went viral and attracted comments from major players such as exchange Binance, Michael Saylor, and thousands of other enthusiasts.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, took the opportunity to propose. In a tweet published on Tuesday, the billionaire says he will make a kind of commercial by eating a Mcdonald’s happy meal live on TV if they accept payments in Dogecoin.
I will eat a happy meal on tv if @McDonalds accepts Dogecoin
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 25, 2022
Although Musk’s company acquired $1.5 billion worth of BTC nearly a year ago, for some reason, the billionaire ended up adopting DOGE. Even Tesla started accepting payment in Dogecoin for its cars two weeks ago.
For now, the community awaits a response from McDonald’s. It is worth remembering that its competitor, Burger King, has already carried out a promotion with Dogecoin, so Elon Musk’s proposal could become a reality.