Gordon Ramsay’s TikTok video about eating lamb has been viewed by over 12 million people.
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Celebrity chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay was slammed for his TikTok video about lamb butchering. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit)
Gordon Ramsay’s latest TikTok video has sparked backlash, and animal rights organization PETA is now calling on the chef’s five children to disown him.
In the video uploaded to Tiktok, Gordon can be seen climbing into an animal pen and pretending to select a lamb for slaughter.
“I will eat you!” he says while climbing into a pen, “Yummy, yum, yum, yum, yum.”
As the lambs greet him, he jokes, “Which goes in the oven first?” before pointing to one and saying, “You!”
“The lamb sauce was still not found in the making of this video,” Ramsay wrote in the caption — a reference from the Hell’s Kitchen show in which he asked a contestant about lamb sauce.
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However, not everyone saw the funny side of the video, which has over 12 million views.
PETA UK Vice President Elisa Allen told Insider about the video, in which she branded the Michelin-starred chef “heartless.”
“Gordon Ramsay is a callous man who makes a fool of himself. Bullying gentle lambs is rowdy, not amusing,” she said.
Allen went on to say, “What would be funny would be if his kids went vegan and disowned him – similar to how Elon Musk’s daughter disowned her father.
“These lambs are just babies who want little from life other than a chance to live it and not end up in that idiot’s — or anyone else’s — mouth.”
Gordon Ramsay OBE is a British chef, restaurateur, television personality and writer.
The chef initially aspired to be a professional footballer, but an injury ended his hopes of a promising career on the pitch.
In his earlier days, he trained under some of the world’s leading chefs, including Albert Roux and Marco Pierre White in London, and Guy Savoy and Joël Robuchon in France.
In 1993 Ramsay became head chef at Aubergine in London and within three years Aubergine was earning two Michelin stars.
Five years later, Ramsay founded his first wholly owned and eponymous restaurant, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, which quickly earned three Michelin stars.
The restaurant is now London’s longest running restaurant to hold the award and Ramsay is one of only four chefs in the UK to retain three stars.
Ramsay became a household name around 1999 after starring in the British TV series Boiling Point. Today he is one of the most influential chefs in the country.
He is known for roles in television programs including Hell’s Kitchen (2004), Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (2004–2009, 2014) and The F Word.
- Gordon Ramsay is 55 years old and hails from Johnstone, Scotland.
- Ramsay was made an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2006 New Year Honors List for services to the hospitality industry.
- In 2020, Forbes listed its trailing 12-month earnings as $70 million.
- He has four children with his wife Tana Ramsay.
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