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Starbucks barista posts online rant over new Unicorn Frappuccino

This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's "Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. The Seattle chain says its "Unicorn Frappuccino" starts as a purple drink with blue swirls that tastes sweet and fruity, before changing to pink with a tangy and tart taste with a stir of the straw. The company says the drink is available for a limited time while supplies last, from April 19 to April 23, 2017, in the United States, Canada and Mexico. (Starbucks via AP)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of days, there’s no doubt that you haven’t seen, heard of or even tried Starbucks’ newest drink.

As majestic as it is magenta… #UnicornFrappuccino. Color-changing, flavor-changing, potentially life-changing. #🦄 Available for a limited time at participating stores in the US, Canada & Mexico.

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Dubbed the “Unicorn Frappuccino,” the latest Starbucks craze is a cream-based Frappuccino with a sweet and sour pink and blue cream swirl topped with what the company calls “fairy powder.”

The drink actually starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste and changes to pink and tart after it’s stirred, mixing in a blue drizzle. (The jury is still out on whether it tastes as good as it looks.)

The hype surrounding the drink has been very real, and as a result, people swarmed to Starbucks the day it was released so they could get their hands on the “Instagram-worthy” concoction.

However, there are some people who can’t wait to see this drink disappear: Baristas.

Braden Burson, a 19-year-old barista from Colorado, posted a series of Snapchat videos on his Twitter account that all relayed a simple message: Stop buying Unicorn Frappaccinos, please!

“I have never made so many Frappuccinos in my entire life,” Burson said in the video. “My hands are completely sticky. I have unicorn crap all in my hair and on my nose. I have never been so stressed out in my entire life.”

If you’re like Burson and already tired of seeing this trend all over the news, don’t worry: Starbucks said it is only available until Sunday.

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