- Man proposes to girlfriend in a ChickenInn restaurant in Zimbabwe
- Business came together to help celebrate the couple's engagement
- ChickenInn took to Twitter asking for suggestions how how they can help celebrate 'luv'
Zimbabwean businesses came together to celebrate love after a man proposed to his girlfriend in a fast food restaurant, ChickenInn. The couple received countless offers on social media from businesses like Ster-Kinekor and Pizza Hut who enthusiastically offered perks to help the couple celebrate their engagement.
Dressed to kill in a blue suit, Makhosana proposed to Belinda as customers watched. The image of his proposal later went viral on social media.
ChickenInn, whom Twitter users noted were a bit late to the party, considering the proposal happened in their establishment, finally seized the marketing opportunity and took to Twitter for suggestions on how they should help celebrate the newly-engaged couple.
ChickenInn tweeted a photo of the couple and wrote that they “believe in celebrating luv” before asking users to weigh in on what ChickenInn can do for the couple.
While ChickenInn may have been caught up in the romance, Twitter had a different mind, claiming that the marketing strategy left much to be desired.
The replies on Twitter ranged from cynical to hilarious as users suggested that the restaurant should help by telling Belinda to accept the proposal., while others warned against tying your shoes when getting take-out as the country may just decide to propose on your behalf.
Not all the chatter was ironic however, and the restaurant did receive some genuine responses. Software engineer and self-proclaimed piano prodigy @py_cruz suggested that ChickenInn should change their slogan to ‘Love that chick’ while others suggested that the couple should receive free meals from the restaurant.
Using the couple’s image for advertising on billboards was also a popular suggestion.
Many users also pointed out that the couple should financially compensated for all the positive marketing given to ChickenInn.
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