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Burger King is paying for the wedding of a couple named Burger-King

It was the sound thing to do, really.

MEET JOEL BURGER and Ashley King, a couple from New Berlin, Illinois. Yes. Burger-King.

Ashley King - Profile Pictures | Facebook Source: Facebook/Ashley King

The pair have known each other since play school, but didn’t start dating until their first year of college. Even so, the Burger-King nickname has been with them since they were children.

Last week the couple announced their plans to marry in an article in The State Journal-Register, saying they had asked Burger King the company for permission to use their logo on wedding favours, but had received no reply.

After the wedding announcement began to circulate on Twitter, Burger King the company finally got wind of Burger-King the couple – and offered not only their logo but also to pay for their entire wedding.

Ashley King - Profile Pictures | Facebook Source: Facebook/Ashley King

A spokesperson for the fast food chain said:

When Burger King Corporation heard about the Burger-King couple, we felt an overwhelming urge to celebrate their upcoming marriage. It felt like fate: they found each other and their story found us.

“All we ask is in return is that they live happily ever after,” Burger King continued.

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