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NPR Staffer Marshall Terry Eats One Of The World's Hottest Peppers (VIDEO)


First Posted: 11/11/11 09:57 AM ET Updated: 11/11/11 10:04 AM ET

In the video below, you nearly feel the pain of the poor sap who willingly sampled what could be the world's hottest pepper. NPR affiliate WFAE profiled Rock Hill, South Carolina resident Ed Currie about his quest to grow a super hot pepper. Currie is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records on if his pepper is hotter than the Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T" from Australia, currently holding the title for world's hottest pepper. Staffer Marshall Terry agreed to sample Currie's tiny red vegetable of terror and we're guessing he regrets his decision. He vomits, hallucinates, has trouble talking and seems generally confused about his surroundings.

Vicariously feel his pain by watching the video below:

[Via The Hairpin]

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