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'Nathan For You' star Nathan Fielder admits he's behind Dumb Starbucks

By Kyle Johnson,

Nathan Fielder, star of Comedy Central's Nathan For You admitted that he is the one behind the Dumb Starbucks that mysteriously opened up in California.

Fielder made the announcement outside of the store on Monday afternoon, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The store has been quite popular after it opened up as people were curious about it.

Fielder commented on the popularity of the story by noting, "We changed up the beans. Usually whatever Ralphs has on sale." He also said he plans to try and open one location in New York. The Los Feliz Dumb Starbucks will remain open until the end of the week.

As previously reported, the parody of Starbucks opened up over the weekend in Los Feliz, Calif. The coffee shop is similar in most every way to a Starbucks, except it features the word "dumb" before all the items on the menu.

The store supposedly is able to get away with using the Starbucks name because of the word "dumb" before every item places the store under the protection of parody. A "dumb FAQ" in the store says, "By adding the word 'dumb,' we are technically 'making fun' of Starbucks, which allows us to use their trademarks under a law known as 'fair use.'"

image: Comedy Central

 
 

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