Elon Musk on Twitter: I will eat a happy meal on tv if @McDonalds accepts Dogecoin

January 25, 2022 7:53 AM EST

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted he would eat a happy meal on TV if McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) starts accepting cryptocurrency Dogecoin.

The tweet from Musk is in response to a Twitter-frenzy started Dogecoin founder Billy Markus when he tweeted an image of the Dogecoin meme stealing a McDonald's french fry.

McDonald's then added to the frenzy by tweeting" "We appreciate hearing your interest and continuously evaluate the payments experience." McDonald's also followed up with a tweet "how are you doing people who run crypto twitter accounts."

Musk has been a vocal proponent of Dogecoin over the last year or so and even discussed the cryptocurrency on SNL in May 2021. Musk recently announced you can use Dogecoin to buy Tesla merchandise.

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