Cinco de Donkey: Pink Taco's Live Ass Display Pisses Off Twitterverse
Animal rights activists (and humorless social network users) are calling for the boycott of Pink Taco in Century City after the restaurant used a live (but not talking) donkey, painted pink and tied to a post in 90-degree heat to promote its Cinco de Mayo specials on Thursday.Excuse me @PinkTacoLA," @ChoMatic tweeted Thursday afternoon. "U have a LIVE DONKEY CHAINED UP and spray-painted pink outside your place? WTF is wrong with you?!"
"Sick, sick, sick shit," gasped Vegan blogger QuarryGirl, calling for a boycott of the "tacky-ass" restaurant.
By Friday morning, 1,000 people had "liked" the Boycott Pink Taco Century City Facebook page.
Access to the restaurant's Cinco de Mayo specials apparently required a $25 admission fee, according to one Yelper.
Police had the live ass promo removed, citing permit issues, reported KTLA.
Apparently shocked by the public backlash to a Cinco de Mayo promotion involving a donkey "mascot," tied up live in the pink, the restaurant has yet to comment, however, its 2007 "Pinky's Road to Stardom" video is still accepting comments on YouTube: