- Baron Davis riled up the internet by throwing ketchup on a taco
- The former NBA player was rightfully roasted after revealing his unconventional use for the condiment
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The culinary world is littered with snobby gatekeepers who need to tell people they’re eating food the “wrong” way like the rest of us need air to breathe, and I normally try to avoid judging others for certain habits that are commonly frowned upon.
Do you want to eat a steak well-done? Think pineapple belongs on pizza? Share Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s affinity for revolting sandwiches? Those things might not be for me, but if you genuinely enjoy them, I’m not going to stop you from doing you.
With that said, there is one particularly popular food crime that makes me draw the line; one’s that frequently perpetrated by people who insist on putting ketchup on virtually everything they eat.
Patrick Mahomes is arguably the most prolific and high-profile offender (he even scored an endorsement deal from Hunt’s for putting the condiment on his steak), but he’s apparently not the only athlete who insists upon throwing ketchup on foods it should never grace.
In 2017, Marcellus Wiley turned plenty of heads when he posted a picture of 10 tacos overflowing with the hefty amount of ketchup he squirted on top of each one.
Look at these beauties my wife whipped up to celebrate me coming back home! After 6 months of being Vegan, Vegetarian, & Pescatarian 🤨I’m baaaaack! Look at these 10 chicken tacos w/ketchup on them! 😛 #noketchupnotataco #gottiredofallthemcarbs #wasnthardtho pic.twitter.com/USLedRhUSX
— Marcellus Wiley 🧢 (@marcelluswiley) December 20, 2017
Based on the backlash that photo received, you’d think other people would learn from his mistake, but that didn’t stop former NBA player Baron Davis from willingly admitting to doing the same earlier this week.
Tacos with ketchup pic.twitter.com/Xt5etzfDak
— Baron Davis (@BaronDavis) December 28, 2021
It didn’t take long for plenty of people to voice their displeasure with that decision.
— Matt 🅱️ (@MatthiasBeezy) December 28, 2021
Moved down in my all time rankings sadly https://t.co/KuftL5KCui
— Serg Caraveo (@SergingSuns) December 29, 2021
Baron Davis to his tastebuds https://t.co/1qGJZEhN6g pic.twitter.com/O7cYqRXjFa
— Fabian Ardaya (@FabianArdaya) December 28, 2021
You from LA, you know better
— by courtesy of Juliet. 🇺🇬 (@JothamKitara) December 28, 2021
Who the fuck hurt you? https://t.co/be5BufyZB4
— Autistic Rambo 👊👨🌾🐓 (@AutisticRambo) December 28, 2021
— Daetwan Williams (@TheRealDaetwan) December 28, 2021
This should be a misdemeanor https://t.co/Tu2ZyhMxpi
— Chisholm (@Ramos_________) December 28, 2021
No sir, can’t allow that.
Replay will confirm this a Flagrant 3 pic.twitter.com/XgFUU3amZu
— Mosterati (@Mosterati31) December 28, 2021
free will was a mistake https://t.co/DMPsSvhe17
— bo (tone setter) 🇲🇲 (@tezah__) December 28, 2021
You truly hate to see it.