NFL writer Peter King is not a fan of Nathan’s Famous 4th of July hot dog eating contest.
On Saturday, Joey Chestnut aka the Glizzy God won his 13th 4th of July hot dog eating contest after downing an impressive 75 hot dogs in a span of 10 minutes.
Joey Chestnut eats 75 Hot Dogs & Buns.
Here is the Nutritional Info for that accomplishment… pic.twitter.com/5ckG3EBWGt
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 4, 2020
King wasn’t impressed with Chestnut’s feat and bashed competitive eating in a series of Twitter posts.
Never have. Never will.
Not the point.
The fact is, ESPN celebrates the birthday of our country by airing a gluttonous, vomitous and grotesque event.
Eating is not a sport. Competitive eating is a sin. https://t.co/PevTsgjXju
— Peter King (@peter_king) July 5, 2020
King was immediately ripped for his hot take on the hot dog eating contest.
Imagine someone actually being offended by others eating hotdogs. 2020. https://t.co/C331pDvhGd
— Damon A. Salvadore (@DamonSalvadore1) July 5, 2020
Buddy, you watch people bash each other’s brains in for a living https://t.co/0yNnfWPlKk
— Brady Klopfer (@BradyKlopferNBA) July 5, 2020
pro football is a lot more hazardous to your health than eating a whole bunch of hot dogs, just saying https://t.co/xW7JkFq2GH
— Jesse Spector (@jessespector) July 5, 2020
Guy who has made millions off a sport that has effectively killed many men is morally pained by sinful 10-minute eating contest. https://t.co/nTZStSTO0a
— Jeff Ermann (@Jeff_Ermann) July 5, 2020
You believe that Joey Chestnut is going to hell for eating hot dogs?
— Quintus Verrucosus (@FabianStrategy9) July 5, 2020