New York Times ‘sexy chicken’ now on Twitter

The New York Times’s so-called “sexy chicken” picture immediately overshadowed the article it accompanied, a piece on eating the bird’s skin.


Tony Cenicola’s “sexy chicken” picture. (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times.)

“I need to get out of this @NYTFridge. I'm all for ‘air chilling,’ but come on,” one tweet read. “Thanks for all the comments on my skin. I don't wax. 100% plucked. By [Times editor Sam Sifton.] Such gentle hands,” read another.

It’s not clear who is behind @NYTchicken, which currently has over 470 followers. The account is following only three accounts: Chickens On Camera, Colonel Sanders of Kentucky Fried Chicken and the Times’s dining editor, Pete Wells.

Wells has since retweeted a message the chicken sent him: “Hey cutie.”

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