KFC Staff Will Miss The Woman Who Spent A Week In The Restaurant Mourning A Bad Breakup

Not the KFC in question. (Morton Fox)

Not the KFC involved. Just a KFC. (Morton Fox)

Burying your head in a gallon of chocolate frozen custard while letting the tears fall into the bucket and mingle with the contents. Buying all the cheese at the store and using it as an edible blanket while you spend days in bed. Crying/running the other direction anytime you see a happy couple. All are normal reactions to a breakup. But hanging out at a KFC for an entire week to get rid of the lovesick blues? That’s something new.

The 26-year-old lovesick woman became a familiar face around the KFC in China’s southwest Sichuan Province, reports Yahoo News, after she decided to cheer herself up with some fried food after getting dumped by her boyfriend.

Once there, however, she decided to stay at the 24-hour location, because she “needed time to think.” She ended up calling in sick from work and spending her days comforting herself with chicken wings.

“I hadn’t planned on staying there long, I just wanted some chicken wings,” she explained. “But once I got in there and started eating I decided I needed time to think. I didn’t want to go back to my apartment because it was full of memories of him. So I stayed.”

Employees were concerned after a few days, realizing that she looked awfully familiar.

“When we asked her if she was ok, she said she was and just needed time to think,” one worker said. “And then asked for another box of chicken wings with extra large fries.”

She wasn’t bothering anyone, so the workers decided to let her stay, as she was a paying customer and all.

She finally decided it was time to decamp to her parents’ home outside the city to collect herself (and she was getting “sick of the taste of chicken” after a week), but her newfound friends say they’ll miss her.

“I guess we kind of miss her. It certainly made work more interesting,” one worker said.

Lovesick Chinese woman, 26, dumped by boyfriend spends entire week in KFC [Yahoo News]

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