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Woman Thinks Design On Costa Cup Looks Like Gingerbread Man Getting 'A Happy Ending'

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Woman Thinks Design On Costa Cup Looks Like Gingerbread Man Getting 'A Happy Ending'

A woman was shocked to see what she thought looked like a gingerbread man 'having a happy ending' during a Costa advert on TV.

Carer Claire Fletcher was watching the Great British Bake Off with her partner Trevor Brown on 9 November when a Costa advert appeared on screen.

Credit: Kennedy News & Media
Credit: Kennedy News & Media

They paused the TV so that Trevor could go and get a drink - at which point they both looked at the screen and burst out laughing.

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They realise the coffee chains' Christmas gingerbread cup had been placed at an awkward angle, in turn reminding them of a penis.

Claire, 38, reckons the 's' on the Costa logo also made it look like the shape was enjoying a 'happy ending' - quickly taking a snap of the TV and sharing it with friends on social media.

Credit: Kennedy News & Media/Costa
Credit: Kennedy News & Media/Costa

The Costa fan, from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, said: "We were sat watching Bake Off then the ad break came on.

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"The other half happened to pause it to leave the room and it was paused in that position.

"We spotted it at the same time and both laughed. I said 'that's obviously a penis' and both wondered if the placement was on purpose because of the position of the cup and the 's'.

"It looks like the gingerbread man had a happy ending.

Credit: Kenney News & Media/Costa
Credit: Kenney News & Media/Costa
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"I took a photo of the screen to share on Facebook to see if anyone else spotted it."

Claire - who is a self-professed 'latte girl' - said she and Trevor spotted the ad as they settled down on the sofa after she got home at 8pm.

She reckons the judges of Great British Bake Off - who are known to enjoy the odd innuendo - would enjoy the amusing discovery.

"I think it was the second ad break because I took the pic at 8.30pm and we started watching around 8pm when I got home from work," Claire recalled.

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Credit: Kennedy News & Media/Costa
Credit: Kennedy News & Media/Costa

"I laughed longer than he did because I'm a child with stuff like that. I think Paul and Prue would find it funny.

"It's made me look at the Christmas Costa cups in a new light, I will always see a penis."

Channel 4 said it was waiting for Costa to comment on as it was 'their campaign'.

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LADbible has reached out to Costa for comment.

Featured Image Credit: Kennedy News & Media/Costa

Topics: Viral, Costa, UK News, News, Funny

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