Meet “Watermelon Boy”: Australia’s new online sensation

Tony Abbott can chomp into a whole onion, but this young Australian is giving him a run for his money!

Tony Abbott can chomp into a whole onion, but this young Australian is giving him a run for his money!

During a recent Channel Ten sports broadcast at the MCG, the cameras and commentators alike began to fixate on a boy in the crowd who was casually taking on an entire watermelon – skin, seeds and all.

Watch the full video below:

Over the match, they kept returning to the watermelon, following his progress with increasing fascination and amusement.

#WatermelonBoy has since become a national trend, with the Internet keenly embracing him as only the Internet can…

  1. I have not eaten anything too bizzare, but in regards to that young boy, I was told when I was young by my mother never to eat the white of a watermelon, perhaps it is an old wives tale I have no idea but it is not something I would eat

  2. NOTHING can beat Abbott and that onion skin and all !!, at least a watermelon is sweet

    • I think you may have led a sheltered life.

      It would not be in the top 100.

      People have been known to eat



  3. Snails. Mashed Potatoes on toast with grilled cheese. Cold spag Bol on toast, and I’m not even pregnant.

  4. Many yrs ago from David Jones gourmet dept..chocolate coated ants, I bet he’s just bighting the skin off to get to the inside, I doubt he’d be eating the skin.

  5. Always told never to eat the white of the melon. Had a friend whose son ate the White on the skin on an orange & ended up really ill . Affected his appendix.

  6. I have had crocodile and emu which was on the menu at a hotel we use to go to, can’t say I would do it again however I believe you can’t say you don’t like something if you don’t at least try it!

    • oh no I have not eaten that, I would worried about who the croc ate before I was eating him lol but I admire your adventurous spirit 🙂

    • I just found that both the emu and the crocodile were like dry versions of chicken, I like meat to be moist as I eat steak rare to medium rare and enjoy that.

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