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Matt Stonie's youtube channel has passed 10 million subscribers.
LeagueOfFire.com has started a blog about spicy eating competitions.
Guinness World Records has an article about Saudi food challenger Hussain Sallam creating a 600kg serving of Sayadieh, a traditional Middle Eastern dish. He has over three million subscribers to his youtube channel.
Eric "Badlands" Booker announced that his Badlands Chugs youtube channel surpassed a million subscribers.
LeagueOfFire.com, a website devoted to spicy eating contests and challenges, has launched.
With the recent redesign of https://www.majorleagueeating.com/, the MLE "Hall of Fame" page appears to have been removed. The page said "Coming Soon" since it was first posted in 2014.
Feedspot has compiled a list of 30 eating challenge youtube channels to follow in 2019.
Chien Shu of the Taiwanese "Battle of the Big Eaters" team has surpassed a million subscribers to her youtube channel.
Pewdiepie, owner of the youtube channel with the most subscriptions, produced a video criticizing mukbang eating videos focusing on the controversy that ensued when Veronica Wang flagged other Youtube channels for copyright violations. In the video, Pewdiepie claims "Americans ruin everything" (Veronica Wang is from Toronto). A reddit thread started December 24 has background on the feud between Veronica Wang and the now-deleted Shookbang channel, which produced parodies of mukbang videos.
An account devoted to "exposing Matt Stonie one food challenge at a time" has been started at https://twitter.com/StonieThePhony
Matt Stonie announced yesterday that his YouTube channel had passed one billion total views. (I think Yuka Kinoshita has the most viewed competitive eating channel wil 1.548 billion vies.)
Randy Santel announced his youtube channel just hit 500,000 subscribers.
Joey Chestnut has started a website at https://shop.joeychestnut.com/default.asp for his line of condiments. All profits from sales until July 6 will be donated to Hidden Heroes a charity for wounded veterans. (via Mercury News)s
Matt Stonie announces he has surpassed 5 million subscribers to his youtube channel, the first competitive eater to reach that benchmark. I think Yuka Kinoshita has the most watched channel with almost a billion and a half views.
Leader Herald has an article about Mark Gdd completing the meatball sub challenge at the Saucy Italian in Johnstown, NY. He has a food challenge youtube channel.
Bloomberg has an article about "Furious" Pete Czerwinski hosting his new videos on the blockchain-based video host DTube instead of YouTube.
Raina Huang just passed 50,000 subscribers for her youtube channel, making her the first American female competitive eater to hit that benchmark. (Miki Sudo is at 25K, Molly Schuyler has 17K). For non-USA English language channels by female competitive eaters, I think Peggie Neo leads with 307K subscribers. Nela Zisser has 162K and Kate Ovens has 38K
Raina Huang is currently billed as a "Creator on the Rise" on YouTube's Trending page.
AVN has an article about the new trailer for "Eating Out With Nadia White" a youtube channel documenting the adult film actress' competitive eating career. Tim "Gravy" Brown makes an appearance as an eating coach. Nadia will attempt the 54 inch pizza at Big Mama's & Papa's in Northridge, CA tonight with a team of seven other diners.
Mission Burrito has an interview with Lee vs. Food about his inability to complete its new El Criminal Burrito Challenge, his first defeat in 9 Bristol, England area food challenge attempts. He has a facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LeeVsFood/ to document his competitive eating experiences.
The Spanish food challenge youtube channel Esstik has surpassed 500,000 subscribers.
Sarah "Unstoppable B. A. B." Reinecke has started a youtube channel with a video of her attempt to eat a 5.5 pound cake from Cubes Baking in Seattle.
The official MLE twitter @eatingcontest appears to have been "shadowbanned", with none of its tweets appearing in search results. The account does not appear in twitter user search either.
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