Iceland's president said he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could

Iceland's president said he would ban pineapple on pizza if he could
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Pineapple on pizza: you love it, or you hate it so much you use your power as president of a small country to make it literally illegal.

In what's being called a "political bombshell" by Iceland Magazine, President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson said he would ban pineapple as a topping on pizzas- if he were allowed to pass laws on his own.

The incendiary comments were in response to questions from students about where he stood on the concept of pineapple as a topping while visiting a local high school.

Word of his controversial opinion quickly spread across the internet, where it began trending on Twitter. With a debate as contentious as this one, everybody had to get a word in.

on Twitter

Emotions flared.


Brands are even taking to Twitter to make their stance on the issue known.

on Twitter

Long after the last pineapple is thrown into the Icelandic sea, DiGiorno Pizza's Last Stand will be remembered: "No ban here ? ."

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