DETROIT – The new Popeyes chicken sandwich has turned into a viral sensation.
Anyone who has driven past a Popeyes around town in the past few days has probably seen long lines of people waiting to buy a chicken sandwich.
The new Popeyes chicken sandwich is so popular, there was an advertisement on Facebook Marketplace selling it for $32.
Long lines can be seen at locations across the country, with some people waiting hours for a taste.
It's all happening without an ad campaign. A regional manager for Popeyes said the lack of marketing was no accident.
Viral videos and social media posts about the sandwiches have served as a highly effective advertisement campaign.
Local 4's Jason Colthorp spoke with Metro Detroit residents about the new chicken sandwiches.
You can watch his full story in the video posted above.