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Pluckers Wing Bar posts ‘Phineas and Ferb’ kink tweet—and Twitter has zero chill over it (updated)

Welcome to the uncomfortable world of male pregnancy.


Ana Valens

Internet Culture

Posted on Feb 6, 2019   Updated on May 20, 2021, 7:48 pm CDT

If you’re from the Austin, Texas area, you’re probably familiar with Pluckers Wing Bar. But you may want to pass up a visit after Pluckers’ latest tweet, lest you grab a side of male pregnancy with your wings.

On Monday night, the official @Pluckers Twitter account posted a picture of Phineas Flynn from Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb with a bulging, seemingly pregnant belly. Phineas, who is presumably teenaged or younger, has both of his hands on his comically enlarged stomach and is looking down at it, smiling, along with a small heart next to his face.

@Pluckers captioned the picture with: “me after all you can eat wings.” It racked up over 2,800 retweets, 7,700 likes, and over 1,000 replies.

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Pluckers Wing Bar

For the uninitiated, @Pluckers’ tweet is a fetish edit seemingly referencing one or more kinks: “mpreg,” or male pregnancy, “feederism,” or sexual gratification from consuming a large amount of food, and/or “voreaphilia,” or sexual gratification from consuming another person.

All three kinks are particularly common in fandom circles, with male pregnancy regularly satirized on the internet. Case in point, here’s SpongeBob pregnant with Shrek’s baby.

I’m so, so sorry.

Anyway, Pluckers’ tweet isn’t going viral just because it’s a kink edit: it’s 18+ artwork of an underage character. Phineas is at least under 15 years old according to the Phineas and Ferb Fandom Wiki. Add fetishism into the mix, and Twitter showed zero chill toward Pluckers’ tweet.

Others were tortured with their forbidden knowledge about mpreg and feederism. They understood why the @Pluckers tweet is going viral, and yet, they couldn’t reveal their Extremely Online exposure to the DeviantART kink world.

Some even wondered if Pluckers was aware that the meme was a kink post of an underage character.

It’s unclear for now. But if brands are turning toward depression and kink edits of children’s cartoons to reach customers, late capitalism is about to get very interesting.

Update 11:50am CT, Feb. 6: After the Daily Dot approached Pluckers for comment, the restaurant chain deleted the tweet and apologized for its “hidden meaning.”

“The effects of this tweet were unintentional. Much like us, the hidden meaning was lost on our fan base as well since we regularly receive much bigger responses to our tweets,” Pluckers told the Daily Dot over Facebook Messenger. “We apologize for our ignorance and anyone that we have unintentionally offended, and have since removed the tweet.”

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*First Published: Feb 6, 2019, 9:54 am CST