"Dumb Starbucks" Coffee Shop Shut Down After Comedy Central Star Takes Credit
Updated: Turns out the person behind the faux Starbucks stunt in Los Angeles is the star of the Comedy Central show "Nathan for You."
Comedian Nathan Fielder announced Monday afternoon he is behind the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop which opened Friday morning in Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif.
Fielder currently has a show on Comedy Central called "Nathan For You" whose second season is coming soon.
Fielder was previously responsible for two viral Internet texting pranks.
The official @dumbstarbucks Twitter account posted this video today featuring Fielder explaining the idea behind "Dumb Starbucks."
We are evaluating next steps and while we appreciate the humor, they cannot use our name, which is a protected trademark," according to Starbuck's email.