Burger King Employee Fired For Taking A Photo Of Himself Lying On A Mountain Of Hamburger Buns

Also, the bucket.

1. @inotayuta was fired from his job at a Japanese Burger King for posting this photo online.

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2. His account has since been deleted, but the photo went viral in Japan, causing users to flood Burger King with complaints.

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3. People were furious an employee would lay on a pile of hamburger buns.

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4. Also, this bucket is super gross.

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5. The photo was posted on 2ch, one of Japan’s largest forums, and caused a massive uproar.

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6. inotayuta’s account also had other photos of him goofing off in the Burger King’s kitchen.

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7. Burger King Japan released a statement, stressing that the hamburger buns in the pictures were not served to customers.

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8. According to Kotaku, Japanese Twitter users are now referring to the ex-employee as “Bakka King” or “Idiot King.”

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