KFC Threatens Legal Action Against
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Hitler" fried chicken better surrender its logo, because the Colonel' s ready to fight.
Kentucky Fried Chicken told The Huffington Post Friday it may take "legal action"
against a fried chicken shop named Hitler that sports a storefront emblem very
similar to KFC' s, only with Adolf Hitler' s head replacing Colonel Sanders.
We find it extremely distasteful and are considering legal action since it is an
infringement of our brand trademark and has nothing to do with us," a spokesman
for KFC parent Yum! told The Huffington Post in an email.
Hitler, which recently opened in Bangkok, Thailand, first garnered attention after
Andrew Spooner, author of the "Footprint Thailand Handbook," snapped a photo of
the restaurant and tweeted it out in M :
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Alan Robertson, 43, who lives in Bangkok, told The Daily Mail the chicken was
pretty good" and said a server told him the proprietors thought Hitler was a " good
The restaurant appears to be an outcrop of what CNN recently dubbed "Hitler chic," a
new trend in which pop culture icons are recreated to resemble the former Nazi