Hands-free Whopper holder from Burger King is an actual thing

Posted at 3:03 PM, May 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-31 16:02:54-04
Hands Free Whopper Burger King

(Photo/Burger King)

It’s one of those rare inventions that’s for either the most dedicated multitaskers or the laziest gluttons on the planet — a hands-free Whopper holder.

Burger King gave away 50 of the plastic burger-holding devices in Puerto Rico to celebrate the chain’s 50th anniversary.  The hands-free Whopper holder fits around the burger lover’s neck, with two plastic arms and a cup that cradles the Burger King signature sandwich an inch from the mouth.

But WHEN you want to eat is your decision, as demonstrated by the Burger King commercial — a spot showing people biking, giving a massage, dancing, trimming a hedge, practicing karate and even boxing while occasionally chomping down on their Whoppers — all to a catchy Spanish-language song with a guitar riff and chorus, “I want my hands to (fill in your favorite activity).”

Burger King, which is highly popular in Puerto Rico, has removed it’s official commercial, but the unofficial version still exists on YouTube: