Popular Italian celebrity TV chef Gianfranco Vissani is not a fan of alternative eating lifestyles. While discussing the appetizing topic of molecular gastronomy on a cooking show called In Onda, Chef Vissani got his meatballs in a bunch over veganism saying that he would KILL all vegans. Damn, if they are not going to eat meat, maybe they should be dead meat?
Chef Vissani center, holding what I assume is a giant bowl of meat.
Vissani told the other chefs on the show; “Vegans are like members of a sect, they’re like Jehovah’s Witnesses.”
When another chef told him to basically STFU, he said,
“But it’s true. And I mean vegans, not vegetarians. What would I do with the vegans? I would kill them all!”
That is a pretty brutal response. Someone had better check Chef Vissani’s stuffed shells for traces of hippie. I mean he sounds more like “Chef Robert Durst” then Chef Emeril Lagasse.
Needless to say the politically correct thought police on the Internet had a meltdown over these comments and it wasn’t melting their soy cheese substitute over a Boca Burger. Some even said that his statements showed that he is “living proof that eating meat is bad for you.”
Vegans are killers too.
You will be happy to know that in Italy they take a hardline stance against veganism. Legislation has been proposed in that country to create a law punishing parents who could face four years in prison if they force their children to consume a vegan diet. I’m so torn with this one: while that is big government imposing its will on the people, it’s still anti- vegan. So it kind of makes it kind of OK?
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