back to top
Style

Guy Fieri Actually Hates His Famous Flame Shirt And Nothing In The World Makes Sense Anymore

Fashion is cancelled.

Posted on

In the latest episode of Dan Pashman’s The Sporkful podcast, Fieri admits he actually hates what we all thought was a wardrobe staple for him.

"I think there’s way too much stereotyping. There’s a picture of me in a flame shirt that everybody loves. I get that picture sent to me when we do fan mail; it’s the picture they send more than anything. And I think people want to love the shirt... ‘cause I hate the shirt. We’d opened a barbecue restaurant — and this was way before even the Food Network — we’d opened a barbecue restaurant, and that was one of the shirts that we had. I don’t know where we got the shirt or what happened. Goddamn I hate that shirt." Fieri explained.

Based on a very brief investigation (literally just looked it up on Getty), he has in fact not worn the flame shirt at all this year. Here he is, rocking out at the Indiana state fair, sans flames:

During the Sporkful interview, Fieri also went on to say that people love to think of him only wearing the flame shirt because of the persona we've created in our minds. He also confessed he hates jumping out of planes, and contrary to popular belief, he wears t-shirts every day, not bowling shirts.

Food Network

"But the funny thing is that people want to make a story of what something is when they don’t understand it. Yes, I work hard. And yes, I love my cars. And yes, I love to go to football games. And I love rock concerts. And I love anything crazy — except for jumping out of airplanes, which is a whole other story. But I love all that stuff. So, people are going to say whatever they’re going to say. People are going to go on their own way about, 'Oh man, everything’s flamed at his house.' And I just kind of go, 'Okay, you know, alright. Well, think what [you’re going to think].' I mean, what do I wear? I wear shorts and tennis shoes and a t-shirt every day unless I’ve got to go to work."

  1. How do you feel after reading this?

    Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
    Via Food Network
    Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
    Via Food Network
    Disappointed, but not surprised.
    Via Food Network
    Disappointed, but not surprised.
    Via Food Network
    I am disappointed in myself for clicking on this, and disappointed in you for writing it.
    Via Twitter: @fatherfieri
    I am disappointed in myself for clicking on this, and disappointed in you for writing it.

Guy Fieri Actually Hates His Famous Flame Shirt And Nothing In The World Makes Sense Anymore

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
How do you feel after reading this?
  1. Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
     
    vote votes
    Tell me how I'm supposed to breathe with no air?
  2. Disappointed, but not surprised.
     
    vote votes
    Disappointed, but not surprised.
  3. I am disappointed in myself for clicking on this, and disappointed in you for writing it.
     
    vote votes
    I am disappointed in myself for clicking on this, and disappointed in you for writing it.

Every. Tasty. Video. EVER. The new Tasty app is here!

Dismiss