Donnie Wahlberg is giving us a serious case of the smiles. The New Kids on the Block singer and actor landed in Charlotte last night and booked it to the Waffle House for a late-night meal. What he did next? Surprisingly amazing:
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"My mom waited tables, and my dad tended bars — for years! So, when I walk into a #WaffleHouse, and the staff treats me like a king, you better believe I treat them like queens! Thanks to the team at @wafflehouseofficial Charlotte, NC!" his Facebook caption reads of his awwww-inducing gesture. Currently, the viral post is at 83,000 likes and counting.
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Given the affordable prices of Waffle House, we'd be lying if we didn't mention we were curious as to what precisely his $82 midnight snack included. That's a whole lot of hashbrowns! He could have ordered them all--smothered, covered, scattered and chopped. We sure hope there were some waffles! Either way, we're thrilled for the hard-working staff that gets to reap the benefits of Wahlberg's generosity.
Want more? Well, you're in luck. He documented the whole thing on Facebook:
Seriously, if that doesn't brighten your day, we don't know what will. Now, if you'll excuse us, we're off to blast 1988's "Hangin' Tough" on full-throttle.