Free samples of Nutella started a fight at Costco, and now a 24-year-old man is in custody. It all started when Burbank resident Derrick Gharabighi walked into a Costco, saw that they were letting customers try a new, delicious, possibly-life-altering waffle-and-Nutella snack, and took more than someone deemed his fair share. A 78-year-old man told the other adult eating children's food to act like a grown up and not take so many. That's when witnesses say Gharabighi punched the 78-year-old in the face.
Now, Gharagighi faces a possible sentence of 11 years in prison, since there's a special law in California about not punching people above the age of 70 in the face. I'm guessing the law was put is place because people are constantly angry at old men that get in the way of our childish indulgences.
The assailant is clearly a monster with a criminal past, but if the samples looked anything like this, I would have punched multiple people to get my hands on more:
I mean, just look at the reaction to this tweet alone from fans! People go crazy around this stuff.
So before we judge an able-bodied, sugar-addicted, negligent idiot for assaulting an old man, let's remember that Nutella can put you in a "weird place" emotionally. If I can't be judged for putting it on toast in the morning as an adult, then I shouldn't be judged for eating as much as possible in a public space where it's being offered for free. I hope everyone recovers from this situation and can remember the important part of this story: Nutella is great on waffles.