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    This Girl On TikTok's Dad Is The Actual Creator Of The Pumpkin Spice Latte

    If you love the PSL, rejoice! I may have found your king.

    When you think fall, you think leaves of a different color, a brisk September breeze and...Pumpkin Spice Lattes.

    And if your answer didn't include the latter, I don't believe you.

    In the past 17 years, PSLs have become synonymous with the fall season and a defining symbol of fall culture.

    An image of Gretchen from "Mean Girls."

    But if you've ever wondered where the famous flavor actually comes from, this teen on TikTok has the answer.

    Skylar Dukes posted a TikTok last week saying, "you may have a normal dad but mine invented the Pumpkin Spice Latte."


    except he says he “helped make it w a team” #psl #pumpkinspicelatte @starbucks #fyp

    ♬ original sound - Chelsea Annabelle

    She made sure to back up his claim by showing all of his awards and certifications on the wall.

    And then she panned the camera to a surprised-looking dad— aka the famed inventor himself, Peter Dukes.

    An image of the Tik Tok creator's father.

    The face of success, folks.

    An image of the Tik Tok creator's father, Peter Dukes.

    Turns out, Skylar's dad did indeed invent the Pumpkin Spice Latte.

    A screenshot of a Google search for who invented the PSL.

    If you look closely, you can see his Starbucks certification on the wall.

    An image of the Starbucks logo.

    I guess Skylar herself isn't a die-hard PSL lover though, because a few days after her initial video outing her dad, she posted this one of her taste-testing the famous drink with her sister.


    Reply to @user17482359 no we don’t😔 but we’re supporting sbux so it’s ok @starbucks #psl #pumpkinspicelatte #fyp

    ♬ PSL - Reggie San Miguel

    "It's been so long since me and my sis have had it."

    Alas, you can't win them all. But I'd say Peter is doing alright.