Several news outlets are reporting today of a massive chicken shortage affecting the Kentucky Fried Chicken chain in the United Kingdom. The shortage apparently stems from “operational issues” with DHL, the company responsible for delivering chicken to KFC restaurants in the UK. Until the delivery logistics can be worked out, most of the 550+ KFC franchises will remain closed, or will serve items from a greatly reduced menu.

This is a great cover story, but I think we all realize deep down what’s really happening:

Anyway, do they have Popeyes in Britain?