The pink puffball happened to be sitting down enjoying one of the Strawberry Shortcake slices that were used for the first cutscene of his game. Since there were always extra slices for the cutscene, might as well enjoy some before they go to waste one way or another.
"Gee, how much I love this cake, poyo!…"
However, probably a first, he didn’t notice a tall man approaching, sporting large yellow glasses, a fancy purple top hat, and other fancy clothing. Clearly if Kirby wasn’t busy eating he would have noticed that this new guest didn’t look like he was from any other game he had seen.