WTF Florida Friday: Woman Sets Man on Fire Over Argument About Spaghetti
Illustration by Alvaro Diaz-Rubio
A lot of weird things happen in Florida. We're here every Friday morning to give you the week's weirdest.
This week: a new definition of "stubborn fat," a twisted tale about spaghetti, and a man simply too sexy for Chili's.
Chili's Cook Fired for Shirtless Kitchen Photo Shoot
Justin Speekz of Valrico, Florida, worked as a cook at a Chili's, which is not the kind of job that generally brings women to their knees. Luckily for him, he's got a banging bod and he's not afraid to show it. So naturally he decided to take sexy, shirtless pictures of himself in the Chili's kitchen. Pictures like this:
Move over, baby-back ribs -- suddenly everyone who has seen that picture has a new slab of meat they'd like to order.
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Speekz, of course, posted the photos to Facebook with the headline "Sexy Cooks of Chili's."
Unfortunately, Florida's health code does not have an exception for being too damn fine to wear a shirt in the kitchen, so Speekz was fired. Good thing he just got a new job starring in our collective fantasies. OK, what? The man just lost his job -- let's humor him, OK?
500-Pound Man Sits, Challenges Police to Move Him, Charged With Resisting Arrest
Apopka Police responded to a report of domestic violence and turned up to find 500 pounds of intoxicated man named Howard Hendrix. Police determined Hendrix likely spit on, slapped, and hit a woman on the shoulder, but when they tried to arrest him, Hendrix simply sat on the floor and challenged officers to move him.
Police eventually dragged Hendrix to a police cruiser, where they realized he was too big to fit in the back seat. Click Orlando reports, "Hendrix was in the Volusia County Branch Jail as of Monday night, but it's not known how he was transported."
Woman Sets Roommate on Fire Over Spaghetti
This fall, CBS brings you a classic sitcom of two mismatched roommates with a brand-new twist.
Meet Carlos Ortiz Jr. He's a good guy who works hard, helps others, but totally hates spaghetti.
Meet Melissa Dawn Sellers, the quirky but down-on-her-luck roommate who moves into Carlos' apartment after having been evicted from her apartment and losing her job at Walmart. Through ups and downs, though, her love of spaghetti remains true.
Will these two roommates get along? Find out this fall on Totally Noodles. Oh God, wait -- Carlos threw out Melissa's spaghetti, so she doused him in nail polisher remover and set him on fire.
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