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2 Fil-Am students receive $25,000 each after appearing on “The Ellen Show”

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Sep. 18, 18 | 1:06 pm

Two Filipino-American college students caught the attention of the famous American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres after they pulled off a prank at a local McDonald’s store which went viral on social media.

Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo were invited to appear on “The Ellen Show” after the former’s tweet about their fake McDonald’s poster made rounds online.

Maravilla narrated that he and Toledo decided to hang up a fake advertisement photo on the blank wall of at McDonald’s when they decided to eat there.

What’s impressive is that the fast food decided not to take down the fake poster and it stayed there for almost two months.

Maravilla and Toledo even documented their prank and uploaded the video on YouTube which now has over 1 million views.

“I know a great prank when I see one,” DeGeneres said.

Because two Fil-Am students’ prank went viral online, DeGeneres said that McDonald’s decided to use their fake poster as an official marketing campaign and that they will each receive $25,000 or around P1.3 million.

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