(FOX NEWS) - In the same way Elaine was outraged at Mr. Lippman for stealing her “muffin top” idea to turn a profit, so too is a former “Seinfeld” writer who believes McDonald’s is cashing in on his idea.
Spike Feresten — the man who wrote the “Seinfeld” episode in which Elaine and her former boss go into business selling muffin tops — has told TMZ he wants the company to cough up “a billion dollars” after they announced plans to begin serving “muffin toppers” as part of their new McCafé offerings.
Failing a billion-dollar payout, Feresten also said he’d gladly allow McDonald’s to sponsor his podcast instead.
“What took so long?” Feresten jokingly asks of McDonald’s in a video obtained TMZ. “This episode was written 21 years ago.”