There is no wrong way or right way to eat cake, right? We mean, if you manage to get the cake from the plate to your stomach, it’s pretty much mission accomplished. Right? There can’t be a wrong way to do something so right… right??

Not according to the internet.

In a debate that brings to mind the white/gold/blue/black dress episode, once again the entire internet is in disagreement. This time over cake.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine actress Chelsea Peretti shared her dessert on Instagram. And the internet did its thing. Via Mashable:

Her proclamation that she’s “not that into frosting” set everyone off. The frosting lovers were offended, while her fellow cake-only devotees hailed her as a hero. For others who like a healthy mix of cake and frosting, this was just bizarre cake-eating. has more.

With more than 22,000 likes, nearly 2,000 retweets and 1,300 responses, it’s safe to say that people have a lot of opinions about Peretti’s preferred cake-eating method, ranging from thrilled to mortified, claiming that eating cake that way should be “illegal.”


We definitely feel some kind of way about it. What do you think?