A teen's tweet asking for free Wendy's chicken nuggets just surpassed Ellen DeGeneres' record for the most retweets of all time

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There's a new most retweeted tweet of all time — and it's all about Wendy's chicken nuggets.

On Tuesday, Carter Wilkerson officially became the author of the tweet with the most retweets in Twitter history — more than 3,433,000 — taking the crown from the previous record-holder, Ellen DeGeneres, who got more than 3,430,000 retweets on a star-studded selfie at the Oscars.

On April 5, the 16-year-old asked Wendy's how many retweets he would need to get free chicken nuggets for a year.

The fast-food chain said it would take 18 million retweets.

Wilkerson's tweet — "HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS" — quickly went viral as people attempted to help the teen reach the seemingly impossible goal.

Read more at BusinessInsider.com


Carter's Tweet that now holds the record for most retweeted Tweet ever...

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