KFC Apologizes For Promoting Kristallnacht With Cheesy Tenders

Germany: A Jewish-owned shop vandalized by Nazis with poster reading 'Germans Defend Yourselves - Don't Buy from Jews', 1938. (Photo by: Pictures from History/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Kentucky Fried Chicken apologized for a promotional message telling German customers to remember Kristallnacht, a major event in the Holocaust, with cheesy chicken.
  • “It’s memorial day for Kristallnacht! Treat yourself with more tender cheese on your crispy chicken. Now at KFCheese!” the KFC app wrote in an alert banner last week, the BBC reported.
  • The fast food chain sent out a message apologizing an hour later.

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