Over the weekend Muffin Break surprised the nation by somehow becoming a relevant news story.
In an interview with news.com.au, General Manager Natalie Brennan slammed Millennials for being unwilling to sling muffins for free.
“There’s just nobody walking in my door asking for an internship, work experience or unpaid work, nobody. You don’t see it anymore.”
Naturally, the internet had some thoughts about this.
Just a reminder that some Millennials are 38 years old and have been in the workforce for two decades. #muffinbreak
— anna spargo-ryan (@annaspargoryan) February 23, 2019
— Fergus 'Willpower' Halliday (@Cvamped) February 23, 2019
— Natasha Moore (@natashainoz) February 23, 2019
Dear #MuffinBreak. I’m not sure your food and coffee will provide the sustenance I need. I am, however, willing to give you the opportunity to provide me with free food for 6 months. If satisfied, I will happily give you a written recommendation you can use to persuade others. ????????
— Simon Hunter (@SimonHu49509082) February 23, 2019
Given how much that interview has damaged the brand in the past 24 hours, I can only assume that #MuffinBreak PR manager is also an unpaid internship
— Kerrie Murphy (regular edition) (@Kerrie_Murphy) February 24, 2019
The “entitled millennials” #MuffinBreak are exploiting for free labour in the name of “career advancement” (LOL) are the same young people struggling to manage full time study, work, rent, groceries and 10 years worth of debt (on average) #Auspol
— Senator Jordon Steele-John (@Jordonsteele) February 24, 2019
I reckon you could be general manager of muffin break and just not be in the news at all. absolutely no reason for you to weigh in on literally anything
— j.r. hennessy (@jrhennessy) February 23, 2019