Jilted Lover Spends A Week At KFC

Suzanne Robertson
Tan Shen decided to camp out and gorge on chicken wings.

Ahh, the breakup. It's a traumatic time for women and might drive them to drink – or eat. That's how Tan Shen, 26, handled the sadness after she got dumped. 

Tan said that she was depressed after being dropped by her boyfriend. She went straight to a KFC in a train station in Chengdu, China.

"I hadn’t planned on staying there long, I just wanted some chicken wings", said Tan. "But once I got in there and started eating I decided I needed time to think."

She said her apartment was full of memories so she stayed at KFC. And stayed. And stayed. She was there an entire week! 

The staff noticed after three days that she hadn't left the store. As she ordered another box of chicken wings and extra large fries, she told them that she just needed time to think.

Once the local media started to arrive to record her heartbreak, she left the city to move in with her parents.

A KFC waitress said, "I guess we kind of miss her. It certainly made work more interesting."

One tweeter understood: