KFC Methane, the self-proclaimed KFC successors, features the fast-food chain’s Lifetime Movie starring Mario Lopez as a sexy Colonel Sanders, with a recipe for seduction being ‘outrageous’ and ‘vulgar’.
The 16-minute short film ‘Presented by Kentucky Fried Chicken’ is about a wealthy heir named Jessica who comes to her family’s cook, Harland Sanders. The love affair creates a rift in his rich mother’s plot to marry a rich suicidal man who will pay off the family’s debt.
Methaven, 29, told Fox News that since the announcement of the branded content collaboration, his business and personal brand have been troubled by the question of whether the film’s soap opera-inspired plot was based on him and his wealthy family.
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Critic: Kaila Methven, the self-proclaimed KFC heiress, slams Lifetime’s KFC-inspired film A Recipe for Seduction, saying it is ‘too vulgar’ and has an overall ‘abusive’ tone.
Drama: The 16-minute lifetime film ‘Presented by Kentucky Fried Chicken’ is about a wealthy heir named Jessica who comes to her family’s cook, Harland Sanders.
Variations: Mario Lopez (left) portrays a sexy Colonel Harland Sanders (right), the real-life founder of KFC, known for his white hair and glasses.
Lingerie designer’s maternal grandfather, Stanley Methven, was the founder of Rainbow Chicken Unlimited, a South African company that once supplied 90 percent of KFC’s poultry. The family is valued at around $ 600 million.
“It was really fun, I woke up this morning and I walked down to my building and a bunch of people were asking me if it was my grandmother or if it was my mother’s film,” she said. ” ‘First he started with a sexy virtual sanders and then he came up with this film, which is now a sexy sanders.’
The film aired last Sunday at noon and then While the KFC is not explicitly stated by name, the association will likely be obvious to anyone who is familiar with the fast-food chain and its real-life founder, Colonel Harland Sanders.
Methven claimed that KFC was ‘desperate’ and had no food. When his grandfather came to the company’s rescue in the 1970s, it became clear that reality was far from a romance film.
Chicken Destiny’s successor said he is Ashamed that [Lifetime and KFC] One would take an American family franchise that my grandfather made world-wide and turn it into an inexpensive film, in which a boy associated himself with a wealthy family. ‘
Methaven said she was surprised to see Lopez playing the role of a hunky Sanders in the film, recalling how she had last seen him in January at the launch of her personal Mary Westwood magazine cover.
Connection: Stanley Methven, a 29-year-old grandfather, was the founder of Rainbow Chicken Unlimited, a South African company that once supplied 90 percent of KFC’s poultry.
Difficult to handle: Methaven, 29, claimed she was surrounded by questions about whether the soap opera-inspired film was based on her and her wealthy family?
Nrama: The lingerie designer said she was ’embarrassed’ to see the KFC franchise turn into ‘an inexpensive film about a man who outshines himself for a wealthy family’.
She said that she barely talks to him, which she believes was a sign she felt guilty about appearing in the film.
“He came in, took a photo and ran outside,” she alleged. ‘But I think he was making the film and he knew what he was doing wrong.
While she may agree that the film was ‘very cute and flirty’ on the surface, she found that overall there is a ‘disrespectful’ tone, especially the final scene showing Jessica’s mother being a Is in a mental institution.
“I think some aspects of the film can be considered because something is very distasteful and certainly not something the Methane family would approve of,” said Methaven.
‘The soap opera vibe was clever,’ she admitted. ‘It was really funny – [it] Reminded me of my mother’s family – lies, scams and money. Everyone in my family married in rich families except me. I am
‘I took a completely different and opposite approach by leading my freedom and becoming an entrepreneur for myself.’
what to say? When the mini-movie trailer dropped on 7 December, confused viewers had a hard time seeing what they were watching, with many asking if the film was ‘real’
In the end, Methven wants people to honor him as a clothing designer and understand that he has nothing to do with the creation of A Recipe for Seduction.
He said, “I find it completely inappropriate and embarrassing.” ‘I don’t want any part of it and I apologize on behalf of everyone that they are looking at KFC this way because it is so sad.’
Lifetime and KFC announced their collaboration on the short film on 7 December, confusing people to say it would be an understanding.
Lopez portrays a modern-day KFC king with embossed biceps and a chiselled torso, completely different than the company’s real-life founder, Colonel Harland Sanders.
While Sanders was known for his white hair and cheerful appearance, the 47-year-old actor is sporting salt and pepper hair, a trimmed goat and glasses.
He finds himself caught up in a suspicious romance with Jessica (Justine Alpert), the daughter of a suspicious family, who is overjoyed at the estrangement of her mother (Tessa Munro) and Sutter (Chad Dork), who make her his wife. Is trying
Holiday Trouble: It looks like there are some villains who are out to get Sanders in the film
Dangerous: Jessica’s jealous (Chad Dorc) finds Sanders’ ‘secret recipe’ and plans to use it for her
Will there be a happy ending? The trailer shows the suitors holding Sanders hostage
‘I feel like I’m falling for the new cook,’ Jessica says in the trailer, later telling her mother that Sanders has a recipe that’s going to change the world. ‘
The clip ends with Jessica’s chopped suitor sharpening the knife in the kitchen, saying: ‘I’ll take care of that.’
Twitter users were stunned by the ‘ridiculous’ mini-movie concept as Matthew drove users crazy as a base. ‘
When the trailer dropped, viewers had a hard time believing what they were watching, with one person tweeting: ‘I refuse to believe it’s real.’
‘is this real? It can’t be real, ‘someone else commented.
However, many people were really upset by the over-the-top plot of the move and Lopez’s casting as Sanders.
One person tweeted, “This is my first Lifetime movie I never took interest in, while another tweeted:” I’m still trying to turn my company’s face into a sex symbol for an Apple KFC I have been
Difficult to resist: Some admitted that they couldn’t stop ‘laughing’ at the trailer, while others believed the short film to end by 2020 was the right ending
‘After 15 seconds of deliberation, it’s now a Mario Lopez as a Colonel Sanders fan,’ someone else commented.
Others admitted that the trailer brought them great joy as they could not stop laughing while watching it.
One fan said, “When I saw the” trailer “on YT yesterday, I laughed a lot.”[Are] We are running out of movie concepts when they KFC recipe in a sexy murder movie ???? ‘
‘I’m still laughing … I’m just … Mario Lopez playing like Colonel Sanders … like from KFC … for the Lifetime movie brought to you by KFC,’ someone else agreed. . “Hey buddy, what an absolute parody of American capitalism.”
Some believed that the film is the perfect end to 2020, which has already been a disastrous and unpredictable year.
‘Did Mario Lopez play the role of Colonel Sanders in the romance film Peak 2020?’ One person asked, ‘While someone else tweeted:’ The KFC romance film was not Bait on my 2020 bingo card. Oh no.’
‘Why is this the real thing ??? This is the exact moment I was convinced that we were in a simulation man, ‘another person shared.