The president of Iceland thinks the idea of pineapple on pizza is so absurd that he wants to ban pineapple pizza altogether. Don’t worry; this isn’t actually happening. However, the thought of ending one of the longest ongoing arguments of all time would satisfy a lot of folks.
Ban pineapple on pizza?
When it comes to pizza and toppings, everyone has their favorites. Although some prefer the classic pepperoni and cheese, others like to add fruit, specifically pineapples.
Do pineapples and pizza go together? Some say yes, and some say no. Putting pineapple onto a pizza is perhaps one of the most debated subjects of all time. For this reason, one person wants to end it once and for all by banning pineapple pizza altogether.
In fact, that person just so happens to be the president of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson. During his visit to a high school in the town of Akureyri in North Iceland, he unleashed his thoughts on the topic.
In addition to announcing his favorite English Premier League team, Manchester United, the president made it clear that he opposes putting pineapple on pizza.
Pineapple pizza: a serious matter
Of course, Twitter is having a great time, check out #pineappleonpizza to see for yourself.
The president may have unwittingly sparked WW3 against Canada, the inventor of the Hawaiian pizza,
— Canada (@Canada) February 22, 2017
— Jean-Luc Desroches? (@AlphaDaemon) February 22, 2017
Before you freak out, pineapple pizza lovers, this is most definitely not happening. Still, a lot of you can’t deny the amount of joy/heartache that would result.
He has since made the following statement,
I like pineapples, just not on pizza. I do not have the power to make laws that forbid people to put pineapples on pizza. I am glad that I do not hold such power.