KFC Only Follows 11 Accounts for Punniest Reason

Carla Harmon
October 20, 2017

AKA the secret recipe for KFC chicken.

Those would be the five Spice Girls - Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Mel B, Mel C and Emma Bunton - and five other men called Herb.

The 11 Twitter accounts followed by KFC have been revealed, causing a frenzy among fans.

Though KFC did not keep the joke secret, it has still come as a big surprise to fans.

There's Herb Alpert, the jazz musician, and Herb Sendek, the head men's basketball coach at Santa Clara University, alongside an L.A. City Councilman, a mixed martial arts referee, a newspaper writer and a football player, whose names are all Herb. Those 11 people? 5 Spice Girls and 6 guys named Herb. 11 Herbs & Spices.

Herb Waters, a second-year cornerback for the Packers, is one of the six "Herbs" followed by KFC.

Fans of social media banter have boosted KFC's Twitter account to an fantastic 1.22 MILLION followers, who will all no doubt be tuning in to see what other unbelievable social campaigns the brand can come up with. This may be one of the cleverest uses of Twitter follows ever devised.

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