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Someone stands up for Guy Fieri

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I am one of those haters in some sense but this guy was great and 100% right.

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I'm not aware of people widely criticizing him because of his appearance. Maybe they do, but as far as I can tell, the "hating" started when he opened his travesty of a restaurant, and when his shtick started getting old. I mean, even Emeril had a shelf life.

 

And sorry, in a foxhole I'd pick Bourdain over Fieri in a heartbeat.

 

Just my two cents.


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I dislike him Fieri almost as much as I dislike Michael Symon.  Both are loud and boorish and obnoxious.

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While I can't disagree with most of the points (funny, too!), I have to say I'd prefer Bourdain in a foxhole too -- he strikes me as someone who'd go totally berserk on the enemy. Then again, he could go nuts and break a truce or something, and, as Shane Torres said, get everyone killed.

 

Is this a new game? Who'd you rather be in a foxhole with -- Channing Tatum or Chris Pine? Kevin Bacon or Kiefer Sutherland? Mario Batali or Bobby Flay...?


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I used to absolutely love Anthony.....not so much anymore.

 

He had his time and his place in media, though, as did Guy.

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Not a big Guy Fieri fan, but that was funny. In truth I never knew about the stuff he does. I don't hate him, I hate his image. All the "good works" are not really part of his image. And in a foxhole, he's right, I'd want Fieri. Bourdain would save only himself. (I hate Bourdain. Or at least I hate his image.)

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I am absolutely sure that somewhere on eG I have read a transcript of an interview with Fieri where he states that all the wild hair and flamboyant embellishment are part of his TV personality and he thinks it's a crazy as the next person. I can't remember where I found it and have been unsuccessful in searching. I don't know why I think this, and I am usually WRONG on these speculations, but I think it was @chromedome's link where I read it somewhere?

 

That is really cool though, that he covers his employees with health care of his own volition, I think. You can't judge everyone on appearance alone.

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