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Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

In unguarded comments, Burger King's chief executive, Bernardo Hees, offered a none too fond account of his younger days studying for an MBA at the University of Warwick, recalling that there were few distractions to put him off his studies. "The food is terrible and the women are not very attractive," said Hees...

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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

Would love to see a picture of him but can't be bothered to google for one...
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

Well, he was in Warwick after all.

Edit: definition of irony; Fast-food CEO complaining about quality of food?
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

he's actually talking about burger king food and workers
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible



got that for you ishaka. Why is it I think that if anyone of his employees had said something that would give them (burger king) bad press, that person would be looking for a job right now -
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Old 14.03.2011, 13:57
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

and what part of Chief Exec Officer didn't you understand?
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got that for you ishaka. Why is it I think that if anyone of his employees had said something that would give them (burger king) bad press, that person would be looking for a job right now -
Thanks for that .

No comment on his looks but agree completely with you on your observations. Also about that!
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"The food is terrible and the women are not very attractive," said Hees...
anything wrong with that?
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anything wrong with that?
As far as personal views go, then no. We're all entitled to them.

However, given his position, he should be careful about to whom and where he airs them IMHO...
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anything wrong with that?
Yep, its total rubbish on both points
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

If he had said that the women are terrible and the food not very attractive then I would probably agree with him...
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I can imagine that someone with his looks might find even Giselle Bundchen ugly...
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Old 14.03.2011, 14:45
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible



I seriously CANNOT stop laughing at the stupidity of this man. Someone needs to sit down with him and explain the meaning of "irony".

Between his mass produced whoppers and a good home made shepherds pie, I know which one I'll choose.

...and his burgers arent even as great as KFC!
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

that's my first impression, those deep set eyes, too much bad nutrition?
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or this one with some hair....
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

I think here there is a dichotomy between english and non english people. I didn't grow up in England and I abhor English food. Its not meant as an insult against the English, it's just something that requires a certain taste. However for someone who grew up in England I can imagine its something appealing.

So I don't think there is anything wrong as to what he said, and we don't know the context in which he said it
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

one description of heaven....."an English bacon sandwich with grilled tomatoes washed down with a cup of tea"
enough said...
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one description of heaven....."an English bacon sandwich with grilled tomatoes washed down with a cup of tea"
enough said...
Amen to that and yummie!
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Re: Burger King CEO: British women unattractive and English food terrible

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I think here there is a dichotomy between english and non english people. I didn't grow up in England and I abhor English food. Its not meant as an insult against the English, it's just something that requires a certain taste. However for someone who grew up in England I can imagine its something appealing.

So I don't think there is anything wrong as to what he said, and we don't know the context in which he said it
I am not English either. Regardless whether I like English food, I just find it rich coming from someone who runs a fast food chain slagging off English food.

Still very tickled.....
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Ma "Whooper" ees onlee aboot zo beeg.
Don't forget that this is the marketing image!

The product itself, when witnessed in real life, will be a) significantly smaller, b) look nowhere near as good as the picture and c) will be nowhere near as satisfying as one was led to expect...

And the same it true of the burgers

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Interesting at this juncture to recall how and why the phrase "doing a Ratner" first entered the English lexicon.

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