2-year-old boy orders 31 McDonald's cheeseburgers from his mom's phone

A 2-year-old boy ordered 31 McDonald's cheeseburgers after his mother accidently left her phone unlocked.

Cnn May 23, 2022

A toddler named Barret, from Texas USA, accidentally ordered 31 McDonald's cheeseburgers from a delivery application DoorDash after his mother left her phone unlocked, reported CNN.

The mother, Kelsey Golden, who works in media marketing for a school in Texas, had made the mistake of giving in to her son's pleading as he 'yanked' at her phone.

She later explained to CNN that her two-year-old loves the camera feature on her phone. "He likes to look at his reflection," instead of playing games or doing other activities on her phone.

But this time, Barret didn't just stare at his reflection. "He starts pressing the screen, swinging it around like his arm is a roller coaster," she said.

Soon after that, Golden received a notification that her DoorDash order was taking longer than usual -- This was unusual, as although she sometimes ordered DoorDash for her two older children's lunches at school, that morning she had packed their lunches.

Still concerned about the unusual 'DoorDash' notification Golden was playing with her son Barret on the porch as a car pulled up with a giant McDonalds bag containing 31 cheeseburgers.

Initially, Golden assumed that the delivery had come to the wrong house but later she told CNN "It dawned on me that Barrett was playing with my phone, I went back and looked at my phone and an order was placed at that time that he was playing with my phone. I thought, oh my gosh, he really did this."

The total order came out to $91.70, in part because Barret left a "really generous" 25 per cent tip, said Golden.

After that, Golden said, the incident blew up as the incident went viral on social media. A woman from the neighbourhood even drove by to help the family eat up some of those burgers! Barrete was also invited to a local McDonald's in Texas, where he took pictures with the chain's mascots and commemorated the 'funny little incident'.

Golden hopes that her son's 'fluke' order helps brighten people's days.

"I hope it spreads a little humour in a sad dark world," she said.


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