Meet “Watermelon Boy”: Australia’s new online sensation 59



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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.

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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…

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  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

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  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

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    • 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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