The President Of Iceland Said He Wanted To Ban Pineapple On Pizza


The President Of Iceland Said He Wanted To Ban Pineapple On Pizza

It's been a long time since most of us were told what to eat by our parents, but President Gundi Th. Johannesson of Iceland might change all that. He said if he could pass any law he'd like he'd ban pineapple on pizza.

Iceland Pres and Pizza

So much for making Iceland great again.

The tongue-in-cheek answer came during a question and answer period at a local high school but quickly made waves around the world with people weighing with their thoughts.

The Washington Post went so far as to call the president a "hero" and said that pineapple on pizza was an "abomination".

Many others took to the internet to express their outrage or their support.

The statement led many to express concerns over the abuse of executive power. So many people were worried about keeping their fruity topping that the president was forced to issue a statement.

"I do not have the power to make laws which forbid people to put pineapples on their pizza," he wrote. "I am glad I do not hold such power."

Whether or not it happens the president might end up eating his words. A poll of Icelanders shows that 60% of people like pineapple on their pizza.

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