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06/20/2017 01:52 pm ET

Costa Rica's President Inhaled A Wasp On Live TV Like It Was Nothing

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Somehow, this wasn’t a buzzkill for Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera.

He accidentally swallowed a wasp during a live TV interview with reporters on Thursday, then laughed it off like it was NBD. 

Down the hatch! Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera was filmed swallowing a wasp on live TV.
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Down the hatch! Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera was filmed swallowing a wasp on live TV.

Instead of gagging, the president was in stitches about his stunning snack.

“I ate it. I ate, I ate the wasp,” he declared almost proudly before taking a swig of water. “Pure protein!”

The woman standing behind him looked far more horrified.

A woman reacted with pure horror after witnessing the president gulp down the flying insect.
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A woman reacted with pure horror after witnessing the president gulp down the flying insect.

Naturally, online viewers had a field day over his quick bite. “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon even featured the clip during his opening monologue on Monday.

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