Eve Dubois, perhaps more than anyone, is now going come forever remember the Popeye's energy rise comes from spinach.

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Eve Dubois reacts when she realizes she answer to be wrong and also she lost the possibility to play for $10,000. (Family Feud Canada/rebab.net)

Remember the line from Popeye's renowned song, \"I'm solid to the finich 'cause ns eats me chicken?\"

No, nobody does, because it isn't a thing.

But night Dubois, perhaps an ext than anyone, is currently going to forever remember Popeye's energy rise comes native spinach.

The young woman from the town of Lorette, simply southeast that Winnipeg, appeared with her family members on the nationally transfer rebab.net game show Family Feud Canada on Thursday.

In a sudden fatality moment — v one family members moving on to play because that a chance at $10,000 — Dubois confronted off against Logan Tomlin from Waterloo, Ont.


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Eve Dubois's family members reacts after ~ she answered 'chicken' to a question about Popeye's favourite food. (Family Feud Canada/rebab.net)

The winner would certainly be anyone buzzed in first and gave the exactly answer. Host Gerry Dee collection the stage and also delivered the question: Name Popeye's favourite food.

With the to trust of a champion and also the swagger of a peacock, Dubois slapped the buzzer an initial and yielded her answer in a sing-songy voice.

\"Chickennnnn,\" she said, breaking right into a celebratory shoulder shimmy and also dance.

Clearly she believed she nailed it.

Only, she wasn't reasoning of the cartoon character sailor man. Dubois assumed it to be the Popeyes chain of fried chicken quick food restaurants.


The moment she realized she'd to let go the mark?

It wasn't the audience laughter or Dee bending over and also lowering his head. Dubois retained smiling and also shimmying through all of that.

It to be \"when ns looked at my mom and also she offered me the fatality glare,\" Dubois told rebab.net Radio Noon organize Marjorie Dowhos ~ above Friday. \"I to be like, what did ns do? What's wrong, why aren't you clapping because that me?

\"I believed I was going house with the win.\"

Her mother was leaning forward, shoulders shrugged and also palms-up in a \"what the …?\" gesture. She sister had actually her hand pressed versus her head in disbelief.

\"Then ns realized I completely messed up,\" Dubois said.


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Eve Dubois looks back at her household as Logan Tomlin correctly answers through 'spinach.' (Family Feud Canada/rebab.net)

Still smiling, she sheepishly walked earlier to her family members after Logan properly answered, sending out his family members to the last round.

\"I think anyone was simply kind that shocked and also a small upset,\" Dubois said around her family. \"They were like, 'what were you thinking?' and also I was like, i don't think ns was thinking. It type of simply came out and also when I'm nervous i dance.\"

Dubois said she is well acquainted with Popeye the sailor and watched the cartoons as a kid.

\"That's the sad part. I know precisely who he is and also I know he loves spinach.… In mine head, I assumed the inquiry was, 'what's the most renowned thing come eat in ~ Popeyes,'\" she said.

\"I wasn't listening. I simply wanted to hit the buzzer for this reason hard.\"

The various other funny part — she's never consumed at Popeyes.

That may change, though — later on Thursday, the restaurant chain reached the end to Dubois on Twitter, giving her $10,000 precious of fried chicken.


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A clip of Dubois's answer has actually swept through social media, arriving on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and also anywhere else human being share content.

\"I'm emotion great, and also shocked to be honest,\" Dubois said Friday, responding come the viral explosion of she clip.


She has actually been for this reason inundated v phone calls and also emails that she had actually to take Friday off from occupational to address the attention.

\"It's insane. I've been up because 6 a.m.,\" she said, noting the calls room coming indigenous media in Canadian and also United States.

\"I had Bubbles, from Trailer Park Boys, tweet me.\"

Another tweet come from comedian drew Carey, hold of the U.S.-based TV game show The Price Is Right, that said, \"I candid can't get sufficient of this one.\"


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Eve Dubois, right, explains where her mind went when family Feud Canada host Gerry Dee asked the question. (Family Feud Canada/rebab.net)

Even though she to know the correct answer now, Dubois has actually been reassured by friends who thought she nailed it, too.

\"Most civilization agree with me. They stated that that's what lock would have actually said,\" Dubois said.

And finest of all, her family members has forgiven her.

\"My mommy said it's the ideal thing the could've taken place out that the worst situation,\" Dubois said.

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