Popeyes confuses social media followers with 'pizza' tweet

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FOX Business’ David Asman and Kristina Partsinevelos, Fox News contributor John Layfield, former investment banker Carol Roth and Capitalist Pig hedge fund founder Jonathan Hoenig discuss Popeyes selling a chicken sandwich for $120,003.99 as an ‘art piece.’

Popeyes left its Twitter followers confused with one word.

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"Pizza," the fried chicken chain tweeted Wednesday.

The tweet prompted a number of confused replies from Popeyes fans and followers because the fast-food chain has never served pizza since it was founded in 1972 in New Orleans. Some users suggested the tweet implies a new menu item for the fried-chicken giant.

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Popeyes did not immediately respond to a request from FOX Business asking whether the chain has plans to sell pizza.

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The chain responded to nearly all replies to the tweet by simply writing, "pizza" or some other variation of the word.

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Popeyes' menu features fried chicken tenders, fried chicken sandwiches, fried shrimp and a number of sides.

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