If you can stand the sound of Guy Fieri’s lips smacking as he eats extremely hot wings, jump to the 18:30 mark in the video below. Why? Because he shares some very strong opinions — good and bad — about Chicago.
Hot Ones is a YouTube show that tests celebrities tolerance for the hottest of hot wings. Oh, they also have to do interviews while their mouths are on fire.
The shows pretty great!
For some reason, they asked the fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse — a man who leaves famines in his wake as he treks across America — to be on the show. (I’m talking about Guy Fieri. Obviously.)
Before eating the hottest hot wing in front of him, Guy, who is the butt of nearly half the jokes on the internet, was asked about Pizza. His words about deep-dish pizza were… surprising.
“I’m not into the deep dish,” Fieri stated. “That’s bread with stuff on it.”
He tried to make amends, explaining: “My favorite food city is Chicago. I love Chicago. Chicago has got such a melting pot of great food. Without question, some of the best.”
And yet… He thinks deep-dish pizza is “too spongey, doughy…”
You know, I have to give him some credit. He’s often treated as a joke, a shill even. And yet here he is sharing an unfavorable opinion that will irk nearly three million people.