Action Bronson Tells Jimmy Kimmel About the Time He Ate a Baby Turtle

Action Bronson admits to eating a baby turtle once during an interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

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Action Bronson is known for his adventurous spirit when it comes to food, but this is a little out there, even for him. During his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night, Kimmel asked Bronson to tell him about the best meals he's ever had. After pondering it for a second, Bronson thought back to his recent trip to Tokyo. While he was there, Bronson dined at a restaurant called Les Créations de Narisawa, a world-famous restaurant where the head chef fed him a series of foods and had him guess what they were.

One turned out to be smoked rattlesnake soup, while another was a soft-shelled baby turtle. "It was a turtle, a baby variety. I love baby turtles, they're something to see. They scrape through the sand," Action Bronson said. Kimmel joked, "And there's you eating them."

Bronson later talked about his experience cooking for the New York Mets, before he was fired for throwing one of his coworkers over a desk. "I was terminated on sight," he said. He also touched on his delinquencies as a younger man, recalling a time when he would wear a suit and steal electronics, thinking the nice clothing would help him avoid detection. Unfortunately, this only worked for so long, and he was eventually arrested in Linden, N.J. while trying to steal a television.

Bronson is always a great interview, and his Jimmy Kimmel Live! appearance is no exception. You can check out video clips of his appearance above and below to watch the whole interview for yourself.

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