Twitter exploded yesterday with the news that Krispy Kreme doughnuts might finally be available on Irish shores.
If you've never had a Krispy Kreme (unlikely), all you need to know is that they are incredibly, uniquely, amazingly delish doughnuts, the like of which we've never had on this side of the Atlantic.
Our luck seemed like it had changed yesterday afternoon, when a Facebook page named Krispy Kreme Ireland suddenly posted an announcement that the country's first ever Krispy Kreme store would be opening in St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre.
Unsurprisingly, the reaction was huge:
THERE IS A KRISPY KREME OPENING IN IRELAND!!!!!!!
— Mac Kell (@xmackellx) April 28, 2015
#krispykreme is coming to Ireland! It'll be a two hour round trip for me to go to Dublin to get them, but it's worth it.
— C.R.J.Smith (@CRJSmithAuthor) April 28, 2015
— Derek Keogh (@keoghderek2009) April 28, 2015
However fans soon noticed that the link to the website, krispykreme.ie was a broken link, and suspicions began to form. Was it all a hoax?
Sadly, according to Krispy Kreme HQ, reports of an Irish store are indeed false. The company took to Twitter last night to apologise to users for the confusion and to confirm that the Facebook group was a fake:
@SarahMc_Dermott Unfortunately, that is a fake page. We are working to remove it from Facebook. We're very sorry for any confusion.
— krispykreme (@krispykreme) April 28, 2015
This is us right now:
We just want a doughnut, is it so much to ask?