Donald Trump's fascination with fast food seems to know no bounds.

On Monday evening, he welcomed the College Football National Champions, the Clemson Tigers, to the White House where they were treated to fast food buffet.

This was mostly thanks to the US government shutdown over financing for the proposed border wall but, regardless, it's still a very odd thing to have occurred in possibly the most prestigious building in the world.

Yet we really shouldn't be surprised, as Trump is well known for consuming fast food in unhealthy quantities - and is such a big supporter of McDonald's that he even appeared in an advert for the burger giant.

Way back in 2002, when his presidential hopes were still just a pipe dream that even the most pessimistic of us couldn't have envisioned in our worst nightmares, Trump popped up in a short ad for MaccyD's alongside Ronald McDonald's purple friend, Grimace.

In the clip, Trump is seen promoting a shortlived sandwich called the 'Big 'N' Tasty', which was on sale for just one dollar, something which the New York tycoon is amazed by. In his office in Trump Tower, he asks the purple monster:

I don't know how you do it. I put together some really impressive deals but this thing you've pulled off, it's amazing.

A Big 'N' Tasty for just a dollar? How do you do it? What's your secret? 

Grimace replies to this with silence which provokes this pout from the future US President:

Picture: McDonald's

The ad ends on this image and the line: 'Together, Grimace, we can own this town.'

Picture: McDonald's

It's a truly bizarre moment in Trump's exceedingly weird life story and, in the wake of last night's banquet, which was basically another ad for McDonald's, the 2002 commercial has again begun to circulate on social media.

If you're wondering what happened to the Big 'N' Tasty, it was discontinued from McDonald's US restaurants in 2011.

Still, it's not as bad as his advert for Pizza Hut where he ate a pizza like some sort of heathen.

HT Mic

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