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Internet stunned as Ninja somehow fails to cut a loaf of bread

Published: 11/Dec/2019 15:13

by Calum Patterson

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Top streamer Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins may be a talented gamer and entertainer, but all that time spent honing his skills on the controller and the keyboard has left him lacking in the culinary arts.

Formerly a professional Halo player, Blevins is now best known as the world’s top Fortnite streamer, and he’s been a dedicated gamer for much of his life.

He did, however, work at fast-food restaurant Noodles & Co before going full time on Twitch but clearly his skills weren’t required in the kitchen, judging by a viral clip from his appearance on YouTube cooking show Bon Appétit.

YouTube: Bon AppetitProfessional chef Carla Music was only allowed to give verbal instructions to Ninja.

The recipe in question seems fairly simple on first inspection, as Ninja was guided by professional chef Carla Music to make an egg-in-a-hole bacon and cheese sandwich.

Unfortunately, Ninja was stumped at one of the early stages of sandwich-making: cutting the bread.

In a clip that his since gone viral on Twitter, the Mixer star appears perplexed trying to find the best way to tackle the bread-slicing maneuver, despite Carla’s best attempts to show him.

In his confusion, the 28-year-old began slicing the loaf horizontally, for reasons unbeknownst to anyone but himself. As part of the setup, the professional chef isn’t allowed to get ‘hands on’ with her assistance, leaving Blevins to make his error.

And the difficulties didn’t end there, as Ninja’s next foe was the daunting avocado, which he admitted he had never cut before. Similarly, his chopping technique was unorthodox, as he sliced directly through its center – straight through the pit.

Thankfully for Ninja, he wasn’t alone in his lack of avocado knowledge, as his fellow Mixer streamer Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek admitted he didn’t even know what it looked like, after being shown his counterpart’s mishap.

“I don’t even know what an avocado looks like,” he conceded, “that’s the first time I’m looking at it on the inside.” Presumably, neither shroud or Ninja have made their own guacamole before.

Making matters worse, Ninja even explained that he had spent time working in the kitchen at Noodles & Co. at the start of the video, recalling that he would “saute, cook at the noodle station and prep meals.”

It seems is questionable techniques have irked some of the show’s viewers, with the number of dislikes left on the video approaching 6,000 – but balanced out by around 11,000 likes at the time of writing.

In the end, his sandwich came out just fine though, even if it wasn’t quite what his instructor had in mind. His time at the top of the livestreaming world may have left his cooking skills a bit rusty.

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How to watch the TikTok Room Awards: Nominees, results & more

Published: 28/Nov/2020 16:01

by Charlotte Colombo

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Popular drama page TikTok Room delighted its 1.8 million followers this week when, on November 25, they announced on their Instagram that they would be hosting their very own awards show!

The post also announced that voting would be on Friday 27 November, with the awards then streaming tonight on Saturday 28 November.

Details surrounding what the award categories were was initially vague, with the account teasing more information throughout the week before opening the polls on Friday for fans to vote for some of their favorite TikTokers in various categories.

Despite the categories remaining unclear prior to voting being open, that didn’t stop some of TikTok’s biggest stars endorsing the awards and encouraging fans to vote for them.

Among other famous faces like Skai Jackson, Nessa Barrett, and Jacob Sartorius, Sway House star Bryce Hall endorsed the awards in a video, joking that he was probably nominated in the “most problematic” category, while Charli D’Amelio, who recently reached 100k followers on the TikTok, told her fans that “there is a special award show on Sunday” and encouraged them all to vote.

Although some fans found that there was difficulty submitting their votes – with TikTok Room explaining in an Instagram post that this was due to heavy traffic on the form- by the time the polls were closed, TikTok Room announced that over 500,000 votes were cast after teasing fans earlier that day with just how close some of the categories were.

What are the categories?

The TikTok Room awards consists of 28 categories in total, and are as follows:

  • Most active with fans
  • Best couple
  • Best makeup
  • Most positive
  • Best style (male)
  • Best style (female)
  • Best ship
  • Best dancer (male)
  • Best dancer (female)
  • Best fandom
  • Funniest TikToker/ collab
  • Best diss track
  • Least problematic (male)
  • Least problematic (female)
  • Best role model
  • Best group/duo
  • Kindest TikToker
  • Best dance creator
  • Best song
  • Most talented musician
  • Most achieved (male)
  • Most achieved (female)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (male)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (female)
  • Best clapbacks/ comebacks
  • Best YouTuber
  • Best hair
  • Best house

The running order of these categories is not yet clear.

When do the TikTok Room awards start?

While the awards themselves start at 8pm Eastern Standard Time, TikTok Room have announced that there will be a pre-show from 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

It isn’t quite certain how exactly the awards will be broadcast, although TikTok Room did confirm to a fan in the comments section that they would be posting the results on their Instagram page throughout the night.

So, to watch the awards, your best bet is to keep an eye on TikTok Room’s Instagram account!