Gordon Ramsay In Hot Water After Savage Tweet Mocking Vegans

No comments

Time for perhaps the least surprising sentence you’ll read in 2018: Gordon Ramsay has offended a group of people. Now for the second least surprising sentence: that group of people were vegans.

It all started when a Twitter user asked the hot-headed chef for his views on her vegan lasagna. In true Ramsay style, he wasn’t afraid to speak his mind.

Enter Ramsay, with a reply that’s been retweeted 45,000 times and liked more than 151,000 times.

Gordon Ramsay in trouble with vegan community over Tweet

The celebrity chef hasn’t exactly hidden his thoughts on vegans in the past, which is probably why PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) were quick with their reply.

PETA respond to Gordon Ramsay tweet

Ramsay has been on PETAs radar since a 2016 tweet in which he claimed he was “allergic to vegans,” a comment that obviously didn’t go down great at PETA HQ.

Ramsay has long been vocal about his pro-meat culinary style. Releasing videos demonstrating the best way to cook steak , and poking fun at plant-based diets at every opportunity.

Interestingly, his tweet seemed to generate passionate reactions from both sides. Such high numbers of retweets and likes certainly shows he has his supporters, but there was also huge amounts of backlash.

Screen Shot 2018-02-08 at 10.06.26 PM

Screen Shot 2018-02-08 at 10.06.19 PM

Including a second reply from PETA themselves who brought new meaning to one of Ramsay’s most famous shows, Hells Kitchen:

Screen Shot 2018-02-08 at 10.07.44 PM

This latest event in the Ramsay vs. Vegan saga is unlikely to be the last. As the numbers of people turning to a plant-based diet increase, clashes such as this with devout carnivores are inevitable. Watch this space.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s