‘Friends’ Star Courteney Cox & Her Dog Join Bizarre Grimace Shake Trend
Of course, when social media gets involved, people tend to act a little strange in order to go viral. To celebrate the longtime McDonald’s character Grimace’s birthday, McDonald’s is currently offering a limited-edition special meal complete with a purple milkshake. The purple berry-flavored milkshake has got people acting a little spooky.
If you search “Grimace shake trend” on social media, you’ll find hundreds of videos of people taking a sip of the shake before the camera cuts to the same person acting like a zombie in a horror movie. Even celebrities have jumped on the trend and perhaps Friends star Courteney Cox should get the crown on this one.
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In the video, Cox appears, sipping the shake next to her dog Lily. She says, “So, apparently it’s Grimace’s birthday, and I’ve seen a lot of people drink this shake, and weird stuff happens — but I’ve had half of it, and I don’t feel anything. I don’t love it, but… I don’t get the big deal.” As she gets up, she knocks the shake to the ground and Lily gets a little taste.
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Cut to the next scene when Cox finds that her beloved little pup has grown into a huge beast complete with purple ears. Even though it technically puts the shake in a negative light, McDonald’s is still jumping in and loving the attention. McDonald’s even commented on Cox’s video saying, “hi lily im grimace nice to meet youu.”
meee pretending i don’t see the grimace shake trendd pic.twitter.com/ZTcnLTESC8
— McDonald’s (@McDonalds) June 27, 2023
In addition, after the trend went viral, McDonald’s posted a photo of Grimace with wide eyes with the caption, “pretending I don’t see the Grimace shake trend.” Have you tried the Grimace shake yet? If you have, tell us your thoughts!