Chipotle — now ‘Chicotle’ — changes their Twitter name after BTS’ Jungkook’s viral mispronunciation

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  • Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle changed its name on Twitter to “Chicotle.”
  • Chipotle made the change after BTS member Jungkook mispronounced the restaurant chain’s name in a Bangtan Bomb video on Sunday.

Chipotle changed its official name on social media after BTS member Jungkook mispronounced it in a video over the weekend.

Jungkook, whose real name is Jeon Jung-kook, was filmed enjoying a meal from Chipotle after BTS’ most recent performance on “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” when he referred to the restaurant chain as “Chicotle.”The viral video was posted over the weekend to the group’s official YouTube channel BangtanTV as part of their Bangtan Bomb series and has received more than 4 million views as of this writing. 

In response to the video, Chipotle has changed its name on Twitter and even went so far as to edit a picture of its header to include the mispronounced brand name.

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The video was filmed during the group’s most recent visit to Los Angeles, where they held their first in-person concert in December 2021 since the COVID-19 pandemic began. A month before the concert, BTS appeared on “The Late Late Show With James Corden” and addressed some of the British comedian’s past comments about the ARMYs.

Many fans seemed to approve of Jungkook’s mispronunciation:

Other social media users also mentioned that Jungkook’s influence on Chipotle has reached South Korea’s media outlets.

Featured Image via BANGTANTV, ChipotleTweets (inset)

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