A Nevada Teen’s Request for a Lifetime of Wendy’s Chicken Nuggets Could Set a Twitter Record

Apr 11, 2017

A chicken nugget-obsessed teen in Nevada could break a Twitter record after taking on a challenge from Wendy's to get 18 million retweets in exchange for a year's supply of free nuggets.

Carter Wilkerson, 16, asked Wendy's last week on Twitter how many retweets he would need to get free chicken nuggets for a year. The fast food chain responded with 18 million, setting Wilkerson off on a new goal.

"Consider it done," he replied.

Wilkerson later posted a screenshot of the exchange on Twitter and asked for help to reach 18 million retweets.

Now at more than 2 million retweets, Wilkerson's call for help is on track to beat the most retweeted post of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie, which reached 3.2 million retweets. He picked up so much steam that even United Airlines offered to fly him to a Wendy's for free if he reaches 18 million retweets — although if it happens, Wilkerson may want to make sure the flight isn't overbooked.

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.

Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions