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Twitter Is Horrified by Chrissy Teigen Cooking With Her Bare Hands

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Chrissy Teigen attends Lip Sync Battle FYC Event screening and reception in LA Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Viacom

Chrissy Teigen fires back at ridiculous social media critics

The cookbook author and champion tweeter created a minor controversy when she Instagrammed a video of her making kimchi with her bare hands. Some social media users, most of whom presumably do not wear gloves when making sandwiches for their families, were inexplicably horrified. Teigen quickly posted a snappy retort and was also backed up by Momofuku overlord David Chang, who confirmed human extremities are indeed the way to go when making the beloved Korean condiment.

Kid finds ecstasy pill in Sonic burger wrapper

Three employees at a Sonic drive-in in Texas were arrested after an ecstasy pill was discovered tucked into a four-year-old’s burger wrapper. Now that’s one hell of a kids’ meal toy.

And in other news...

  • A guy trying to take advantage of BK’s get-a-Whopper-for-a-penny-when-you-order-from-a-McDonald’s promo was accidentally charged more than $1,000. Whoops. [KTRK]
  • Amazon is reportedly opening a gigantic flagship of its cashierless Go store in London; it will be the first international location. [The Telegraph]
  • The Trump administration rolled back school lunch regulations ushered in with the help of FLOTUS Michelle Obama. The Center for Science in the Public Interest condemned the changes, saying in a statement, “The Trump administration is putting politics before children’s health in ways worse than were expected.” [ABC News]
  • Climate change could have a major negative impact on the maple syrup industry. [NPR]
  • McDonald’s is testing cheesy bacon fries in California and Hawaii, with a national rollout likely slated for 2019. [Business Insider]

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