McDonald's goes rogue with insulting tweet to US President Donald Trump

 
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McDonald's sent an insulting tweet to Donald Trump today (Source: Getty)

The McDonald's corporate comms team apparently went rogue this afternoon, with an insulting tweet directed at US President Donald Trump.

A tweet from the @McDonaldsCorp account was sent addressing the President, stating: "@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands".

Terri Hickey, McDonald’s US spokesperson, said: “Twitter notified us that our account was compromised. We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now further investigating this.”

The tweet was liked more than 1,700 times and retweeted more than 1,600 times before it was deleted - although it was pinned at the top of the @McDonaldsCorp timeline for almost 20 minutes - but don't worry, we've got a screengrab.

There's been no reply from the President, but given the fast food giant chose Trump's favourite method of communication to deliver their off-message message, it's surely only a matter of time before he fires back.

The tweet must have stung the famously fond of fast food Trump, who even starred in a McDonald's ad once upon a time.

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