Apologies to any foodie out there who watches the Food Network religiously. But this is a good example of picking the wrong time to say what's on your mind. Although, I admit - I would have laughed and enjoyed this immensely more than some balding troll yelling, "Bam!" all the time.
King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, guests of honour on a visit to Florida, were treated to some piquant side dishes from Mario Batali, an American celebrity chef, at a $1,000-a-head Royal dinner.
Frustrated because the audience would not quieten down when it was his turn to take the microphone, Mr Batali decided to make his point in no uncertain terms.
“All you weasel f**kwads in the back corners, can I have ten seconds of your time?”, said the chef, who appeared intoxicated.
The colourful tirade didn’t stop there. Introducing José Andrés, another chef whose Los Angeles restaurant The Bazaar has received four-star rave reviews in the US press, Mr Batali said: “The most mother-f**king stars of any Spanish restaurant in the US.”