Browsers may block some cookies by default. Click accept to allow advertising partners to use cookies and serve more relevant ads. Visit our privacy policy page for more information.
Source: Twitter

This Newsroom Chili Cook-Off Feud Is One for the History Books


Maggie Vespa is a weekend news anchor for KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon. She first went viral earlier this year when she responded to a man who criticized her for wearing high-waisted pants on wearing five different pairs of high-waisted pants on five different newscasts over one weekend.

Now, she's gaining attention for her hilarious Twitter thread about the newsroom's "annual(ish)" chili cook-off, which she has entered several times. It's a story for the ages. It will make you gasp, make you cry laughing, and also really make you want to try Trader Joe's canned chili. Just saying. 

Source: Twitter

You know that wherever there's a chili cook-off, there's a dramatic story about it. I don't know what it is about chili cook-offs, but they tend to bring out some things in people that normally don't see the light of day. Let's let Maggie proceed.