Pharrell was fired from THREE different McDonald’s as a kid


As a kid, Pharrell Williams fired from THREE different McDonald's locations . first revealed this on his MTV episode of ‘When I Was 17', he then talked more about it with late night TV host, Seth Meyers, late night show.

“I was lazy … I was very lazy,” Pharrell said.

“My manager would say ‘Williams, go mop the floor'!

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“And I'd go out there, but the problem is I'd get caught up in the … out in the dining area (of mcdonalds)… so the music would be playing and I'm like (dancing and singing to the music).

“At a certain point they realised that I was no help. I was only good at eating the chicken nuggets.”

McDonald's paid , who sang the original ‘I'm Lovin' It', $6 million for the memorable “ba-da-ba-ba-bah” ascribed to “I'm Lovin' It.”

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