A 24-year-old vegan woman on Reddit pressed charges after her then friends fed her dead chicken flesh while she was inebriated. The Redditor explained the story under the popular topic of AITA—or “Am I the A**hole?,” a post where users ask if they are to blame for the way they acted in various situations. The Redditor prefaced the post with the fact that she has been vegan for approximately 10 years and has shared that fact widely with her friends. “Four nights ago, I was at a party and I will admit, I got white girl wasted. My friends thought it would be funny to feed me chicken nuggets as a prank,” the Redditor posted. “I checked with them before chowing down, ‘Are these vegan?’ To which my friends replied, ‘Yeah, they’re Sunfed’ (a brand of vegan chicken sold in Australia and New Zealand). They tasted off to me but I figured it was just because I was drunk. I was wrong.” The Redditor explained that the next day, she checked her friends’ Snapchat story and was appalled to find out that she had consumed animal-based chicken nuggets. “The story was them showing the nugget packaging, and then showing them giving them to me (including the conversation where I asked if it was vegan),” the Redditor wrote, explaining that her friends mocked her in the video, at times pretending to be her and crying while screaming, “The chickens!” The Redditor took a screen recording of the Snapchat video and took it to the local police station. Three of friends in question are now facing charges on the grounds of food tampering. “In my view, they took advantage of my drunken state, tampered with my food, and publically humiliated me,” the Redditor wrote. “In their view, it was just a prank.”
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