June 27, 2008, - 3:12 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Since I keep kosher–and Burger King ain’t kosher–this isn’t a perk I covet. But apparently, it’s one of the most prestigious perks there is.
The Burger King Crown Card–which allows the bearer free lifetime eats at BK–is given to a select few celebrities, only eleven of them.
After actor Hugh Laurie lied in an interview with the UK’s Times, claiming he had one, Burger King decided to give him one. That’ll make it twelve bearers of this gold card.
Among other BK Crown Card holders: Jay Leno, Jennifer Hudson, George Lucas, and Robert Downey Jr.
Whoever said, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch,” got it wrong. There’s no such thing as a free lunch, unless you’re a wealthy celebrity who can most afford to pay. In that case, it’s free lunch . . . and breakfast and dinner.
Read more about the BK Crown Card.
Here’s hopin’ they don’t offer one up to Super-sized Ego, Morgan Spurlock.