Wendy's Spicy Chicken Nuggets Are Back - And You Have Chance the Rapper to Thank for It - NBC Chicago

Wendy's Spicy Chicken Nuggets Are Back - And You Have Chance the Rapper to Thank for It

The famed Chicago rapper tweeted about Wendy’s spicy chicken nuggets Saturday, kicking off a Twitter storm that would lead to their menu return

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    Wendy's Spicy Chicken Nuggets Are Back - And You Have Chance the Rapper to Thank for It
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    Wendy's spicy chicken nuggets are officially back - and fans have Chicago's Chance the Rapper to thank. 

    The fast food chain announced last week that its spicy chicken nuggest were returning to all restaurants Monday. 

    The popular menu item's return sprouted earlier this year with a tweet from Chance the Rapper. 

    The famed Chicago artist tweeted about Wendy’s in May, saying among his list of "positive affirmations" that the fast food chain "WILL bring back spicy nuggets at some point."

    Turns out, he was right.

    Wendy’s initially responded to the tweet saying "It won’t be today, but there’s always a chance."

    Two hours later, the chain said "the people in charge" decided if Chance’s tweet got two million likes they would bring spicy chicken nuggets back to the menu.

    The following evening, it became official.

    “THIS IS NOT A DRILL!” Wendy’s tweeted. “Spicy Chicken Nuggets are coming back! Y’all are crazy! That took like a day and a half! WHAT?”

    Wendy’s said in a statement to NBC 5 at the time, "we can promise you Wendy's Spicy Chicken Nuggets will be just as good as you remember - and worth all the hype!" 

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