Starbucks barista rants about new Unicorn Frappuccino and tells people not to order it

You might have heard about a pretty-looking new drink that Starbucks recently released in America, Canada and Mexico: The Unicorn Frappuccino

In an Instagram post two days ago, the coffeehouse chain described the beverage as "color-changing, flavor-changing, potentially life-changing".

Its ingredients comprises of milk, crème Frappuccino syrup, vanilla syrup, mango syrup, classic syrup, white chocolate mocha sauce, whipped cream, sour blue powder, and pink powder.

And as you would expect, many people have flocked to buy the frappe (most probably for the perfect enviable Instagram shot more than anything else).

Unfortunately, it seems that baristas are having a hard time at work because of the drink's surge in popularity.

Twitter user @iambburson posted a video that showed him ranting about newly-released drink and how difficult it is to make.

In a clip that has since been deleted, he identified himself as an employee at Starbucks and said: "I have to tell you, PLEASE DON'T GET IT.

"I have never made so many frappuccinos in my entire life. My hands are completely sticky. I've had unicorn crap all in my hair and on my nose. I've never been so stressed out in my entire life. It has been insane.

"If you love us, as baristas, don't order it! It's so difficult to make right after the other. For the love of God and everything that is good, DON'T GET THE UNICORN FRAPPUCCINO!"

He is not the only one to feel this way either.

Buzzfeed compiled a series of tweets showing other baristas with similar complaints.

One user wrote, "Today has been one hell of a day for us baristas" while another went as far as to tell people not to try the Unicorn Frappuccino and called it "literally a poison-infused abomination".

A customer also revealed that a staff member whom she had asked about the drink called it "the worst thing that has ever happened" while another tweeted to Starbucks' official account, "Your barista told me the sprinkles are made from their tears".

Netizens, however, have been less than sympathetic.

They pointed out that making an item on the Starbucks menu is part of their jobs. But what is worse than complaining about something that they are paid to do is telling customers to stay away from it as well as posting their grouches on social media.

One woman wrote, "How 'bout these baristas chill out and stop acting like their job's rocket science."

However, a user who identified himself as a supervisor at Starbucks clarified, "This isn't a hard thing to do. It's the expectations put on us and entitlement of some customers that make our jobs hard. "

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