The nugget, which quickly reached meme status, was first listed on eBay by user polizna for just 99 cents. Eventually it fetched a first bid of $14,869 and continued to escalate until it sold for $99,997 on Friday. Sold in “used” condition, the seller stressed that the food itself “has an average expiration of about 14 days and will be delivered prior to expiration.”
The “authentic” chicken nugget will also be “frozen and then air sealed to ensure freshness with secure shipping method.” The seller promised to ship it alongside some McDonald’s szechuan sauce, as the Xbox Twitter account suggested. That sauce, if you don’t recall, caused a bit of a frenzy among Rick and Morty fans a few years back.
The official Among Us Twitter account acknowledged the end of the auction for the nugget. “Here is a cursed tribute to a strange week, may the winner be blessed by the bean form forever,” the account wrote alongside a video of the nugget in the game.
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