Broadcaster Mike Parry, 66, auctions his infamous ‘Cinnamon Challenge’ video for charity

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Broadcaster Mike Parry, 66, auctions his infamous ‘Cinnamon Challenge’ video for charity

  • Broadcaster Mike Parry to auction his Cinnamon Challenge video for charity
  • The 2015 video showed him eating a spoonful of cinnamon in under 60 seconds
  • The clip will be sold as NFT and all other online copies will be withdrawn










Broadcaster Mike ‘Porky’ Parry is auctioning off his infamous Cinnamon Challenge video, promising to donate a portion of the proceeds to charity.

The video was shot in 2015 as Mr. Parry was filmed participating in the internet food craze, which involved eating a spoonful of cinnamon in under 60 seconds without drinking anything.

After pushing the cinnamon into his mouth, he almost vomits and sprinkles water on himself before screaming, “It’s like drinking cement… Maybe it wasn’t such a good idea to do this for a man. who has such a shady heart. “

Broadcaster Mike ‘Porky’ Parry is auctioning off his infamous Cinnamon Challenge video, pledging to donate part of the proceeds to charity

After going viral, the video is said to have racked up more than 260 million views.

It will be auctioned next week as an NFT, or non-fungible token, a type of digital certificate of authenticity that means the highest bidder will own the original and be the only one who can distribute it.

The auction takes place using Ethereum cryptocurrency which can then be converted into traditional money so that it can be donated.

Once the sale is concluded, the company responsible for supervising it contacts as many platforms on the internet as it can ask them to withdraw it because they no longer have the right to publish the video.

The video was shot in 2015 as Mr. Parry was filmed participating in the internet food craze, which involved eating a spoonful of cinnamon in under 60 seconds without drinking anything.

The video was shot in 2015 as Mr. Parry was filmed participating in the internet food craze, which involved eating a spoonful of cinnamon in under 60 seconds without drinking anything.

Mr Parry, 66, who suffers from heart disease, told MailOnline he would donate a portion of the profits to a number of hospitals and heart charities, according to this which he brings back to auction.

He said: “I have no idea how much this will bring in, but whatever it is, charities will benefit. The more I get, the more I will give to charity. I want to see if I can make a contribution. benefit other people besides me by auctioning the video.

“After all these years people always stop me on the street and say, ‘There’s Porky Parry, who did the Cinnamon Challenge. “I now want to give a purpose to this, find the video a decent home and help good causes.

NFT videos have grown in popularity in recent years with skyrocketing prices for viral clips and those made by digital artists.

Once it has been sold as an NFT, all other copies of the video will be removed from the internet.

Once it has been sold as an NFT, all other copies of the video will be removed from the internet.

Mr Parry was approached to auction his Cinnamon Challenge video by the same company that organized the sale of the 2007 viral ‘Charlie bites my finger’ video, which sold on NFT for almost £ 500,000.

Earlier this year, digital artist Beeple sold an NFT of his work at Christie’s for a record £ 50million.

Mr Parry said: “Once my video is sold, only the person who buys it will have the right to show it, so if anyone wants to see it, they will probably have to go up to their penthouse.”

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