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This woman roasted her boyfriend for eating a Kit-Kat the wrong way

'Dump him.'


Stacey Ritzen

Internet Culture

Posted on Jun 1, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 2:31 pm CDT

Relationships can be tricky to navigate because you’ve got this whole other person with a whole mystery box full of life experiences, upbringings, traits, habits, and deep dark skeletons in their closets. Getting to intimately know another person is like slowly peeling back the layers of an onion—by the first layer you might learn that they don’t like 30 Rock, but by the inner layers you might learn that when they were a teenager, accidentally hit and killed a drifter while driving to the beach with some friends.

Okay, that was just a partial description of the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer. However, Weekly Standard reporter Haley Byrd learned an arguably even darker secret about her boyfriend.

Not only had he never eaten a Kat Kat bar before, but he ate it like this when he tried his first one.

What. In. The. Actual.

Of course, everyone knows that one eats a Kit Kat by breaking apart the individual bars and eating them separately. Everybody knows that. Heck, there was literally an entire marketing campaign dedicated to the correct way to consume a Kit Kat.

Could this be a breadcrumb to a bigger secret that Haley is going to learn about her boyfriend? That he grew up on an Amish farm before going AWOL during rumspringa or that his parents kept him locked in the attack until he turned 18?

The rest of Twitter shared Haley’s confusion and amusement—and in some cases, shock and horror—as her tweet went viral.

Haley also didn’t exactly help her boyfriend’s case. Does she also think a hot dog is a sandwich?

One person compared the faux pas to George Costanza eating a Snickers bar with a knife and fork:

Even CNN’s Jake Tapper and weighed in:

Others came forward with their own weird candy eating stories.

And at least one person admitted to doing it themselves.

In all seriousness, though, suggesting that someone break up with their boyfriend over the way he eats a candy bar is a little extreme. With some couples counseling, they might be able to work through this.

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*First Published: Jun 1, 2018, 3:19 pm CDT