We all have Ben Affleck to thank for officially kicking off the summer of Dunkin’, after being perpetually paparazzied clutching an extra-large iced beverage from the New England coffee chain while out and about with his new love Ana de Armas. But it’s Charli D’Amelio who will usher us safely into the Dunkin’ fall as the TikTok star announced today she’s partnering with the coffee franchise on her very own drink.
Her custom coffee creation, dubbed “The Charli,” is a Dunkin’ cold brew with whole milk and three pumps of caramel swirl and will be available on the menu starting today. 16-year-old D’Amelio, who is the most popular person on TikTok with over 82 million followers, has become as well-known for her love of iced coffee as she has for her dance moves. She explained to People, “There’s always those few seconds of music before a dance starts, and I’m super awkward sometimes, so I would just take a sip of coffee before I started dancing, and people started to associate me with it. My life is pretty much on the internet, so I might as well tell everyone what I’m drinking, and it was always Dunkin’ coffee.”
In addition to the custom beverage, Dunkin’ also made an original song about her drink to which Charli choreographed a dance. Starting September 9, Dunkin’ will be launching a contest to give five winners the opportunity to video chat with the most famous TikToker on the planet in honor of National Dance Day on September 19.
So it seems if Affleck wants to get the attention of Dunkin’ HQ and land that coveted sponsorship deal—or just get them to finally keep his coffee order on file—he and Ana are going to have to start practicing their choreography. Or just use some of that Batman money to buy a franchise or two.
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