Male Celebrities category has an article about actor Will Ferrell attempting the 72 ounce steak challenge at the Big Texan in Amarillo, TX Saturday while wearing a Sherlock Holmes costume for an upcoming cross country road trip documentary. Instagram gallery
Barstool Sports announced that 5 of its employees will face off against a bear in a hot dog eating contest that will be streamed on on July 2 at noon eastern. Hopefully this will go smoother than the last big eating contest Barstool was involved in, the 2016 Nathan's finals in which Barstool's "Big Cat" was assaulted by vegan activist stage-crashers.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson lead the list of "Five Five Miami Celebrities Who Could Hold Their Own in Competitive Eating" posted by the Miami New Times.
Youtube has a clip from Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party of Martha Stewart, Snoop, Don Cheadle and Sherri Shepherd competing in a hot pepper eating contest.
TMZ reports that Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies, ate a 32 ounce Tomahawk steak at the D casino hotel in Las Vegas.
JJ Watt of the Houston Texans has challenged comedian Jim Gaffigan to a brisket eating contest.
Kevin Bacon is competing in ice cream eating contests today vs the occupants of the Give Kids the World resort for terminally ill children in Orlando.
Actor Elijah Wood won a moon pie eating contest held at the Chattanooga Film Festival. In 2010, the Lord of the Rings trilogy protagonist oversaw a chicken wing eating contest in New York City. update April 7 WRCB has an article and video
TMZ reports that Jay Leno finished a 1.5 pound burger at Fatburger in Beverly Hills in 5 minutes.
TMZ has a video about the eating contests Tom Arnold participated in when he was a McDonald's employee and got a free meal after unloading the delivery truck. He once ate 8 Big Macs.
In Sunday's episode of The Simpsons (Luca$) Zach Galifianakis will guest star as an aspiring competitive eater that Lisa will date. Her family will encourage her to look for other potential boyfriends.
Seth Rogen recorded a video promoting Munching for Memory, a hot dog eating contest to be held at the University of Virginia on April 19.
Taylor Swift watched Ed Sheeran, an opening act on her summer tour, complete the "Big Kahuna" challenge at Mel's Downtown Creamery in Pawcatuck, CT yesterday. Taylor played Eye of the Tiger on her phone to provide encouragement for the British singer. update July 31 a video is available
The Independent has an interview with the girlfriend of Pop Art titan Roy Lichtenstein who says the painter best known for his comic strip paintings once participated in a cannoli eating contest.
The New York Times recently ran a report about the filming of "The Canyons", an upcoming movie directed by Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver" & "Raging Bull" screenwriter) starring Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen. The male lead's next project will be "James Deen loves Food" that will record tonight at The Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas.
The MHK has a picture of Will Ferrell and a three pound burger from Kite's Grille and Bar in Manhattan, KS which he reportedly finished.
The Fat Boys rap trio have announced a challenge to Adam Richman of Man vs. Food on their twitter.
Singer Jason Derulo ("Whatcha Say"), one of the opening acts on Lady Gaga's current tour, has uploaded a picture of his friend Sharon attempting to eat an 80 ounce steak at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City. (He has not posted if she finished it.)
The New York Post has an article about Thurdsday's wing eating contest hosted by Elijah Wood. "Big Dan" Graff was the winner.

Elijah Wood hosting NYC wing eating contest tonight

Trevor Silmser and WFUJerseyJon report that Elijah Wood of “Lord of the Rings” will host a wing eating contest tonight. The site is Epstein’s Bar in NYC according to KLUCKR

update The contest reportedly ran out of wings

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