For a while, it seemed that kale's meteoric rise to cruciferous stardom was unstoppable.
That all came crashing down a few days ago, when The New York Times broke news that French people don't know or care about kale.
At the same time, a Burger King executive (explaining the launch of BK's new, less-fatty french fries) launched a full-out assault on kale's reputation.
Could this be? Are french fries actually the Great American Vegetable? Is the vast majority of this nation living a contentedly kaleless life? It's a terrifying thought, but...it might be true.
BuzzFeed carried out an investigation (by looking at Twitter) and these are the results of our highly scientific study: