May 20, 2012
Posted: 1037 GMT
Would you fly halfway around the world just to order a slice of pizza?
One American recently did just that.
Jon Gabrus, a self-described "Fat American," flew from New York City to Dubai for the sole purpose of ordering and eating a pizza, reported the UAE's National newspaper on Sunday. Gabrus, 30, traveled a total of 6,850 miles in 13 hours to get the pie.
Why? Because it wasn't just any pizza – it was Pizza Hut's new Crown Crust cheeseburger pizza, which apparently is not available in the U.S. Plus, the trip was part of a comedy bit.
Here's the National on Gabrus' rationale:
No word on how many calories in the Crown Crust, but Gabrus did post a video on his "greasy" adventure to Dubai.
Interestingly enough, the other big story in the National on Sunday was on childhood obesity.
Here's what one Twitter user had to say on the new pizza-burger hybrid:
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