Fans knew that MrBeast’s next big video would revolve around a chocolate factory he had built. What they didn’t know but probably could’ve guessed was that the video would involve a competition with the grand prize being the deed to the factory.
At the end of his Willy Wonka-style competition, the YouTuber offered the winner a choice between the deed to his chocolate factory and a large cash prize.
“Will you sell me your chocolate factory for half a million dollars?”
MrBeast gives away his Willy Wonka chocolate factory before getting it back
In his long-awaited video, the YouTuber turned a warehouse into a chocolate factory directly inspired by the 1971 film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. He had teased the video for months, saying it would be bigger than his Squid Game competition video.
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In recent months, news that he was building a chocolate factory made its way to social media. It was also announced on Twitter that he would be collaborating with reality TV chef Gordon Ramsay on the project.