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August 28, 2007

Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares" Coming To America

And he's already getting sued.

You might know him from his "Hell's Kitchen" series. I never liked that series. He seemed overdoing it a lot, playing to the cameras. The "Kitchen Nightmares" seems a lot more real. He's not always a prick. A lot of times he's actually helpful and once in while praises a cook and encourages them.

I got this off Drudge which is promoting the article for Ramsay saying "America is a pathetic nation." That's really out of context. He's being sued by a guy portrayed as hopelessly incompetent by his show, who says Ramsay set him up by planting moldy food in the kitchen and rigging one chair to collapse. In response Ramsay says,

“Trying to say I set up a wobbly chair,” Mr. Ramsay said, his voice full of disgust at the lawsuit. “This is supposed to be the most powerful nation in the world, not the most pathetic.”

So a bit overblown.

Really good show. At least the English version was. Debuts Sept. 19th.


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