That’s like Billy Graham becoming a satanist.

The Guardian – There are a few things you’d never expect Adam Richman to say.

Some of those came out in written form on an Instagram post last year. Uploading a proud picture of his newly slimmed down frame, he came under criticism for including the tag #thinspiration – a term used by people who suffer from eating disorders online to encourage self-harm.

He had “no idea” of the negative connotations that tag had at the time. And he responded to those critics in a way he now considers in hindsight to be “truly inappropriate”.

Certainly, the price he’s paid for his “profoundly poor judgement” has already been costly: a year-long delay of the release of his new show, Man Finds Food, which has just hit the small screen in the UK. It almost cost him his career. He was lucky.

For a man who is still best known for shoveling oozing racks of barbeque ribs and burgers bigger than most adult heads on Man Versus Food, however, this is probably the next most shocking statement.

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