Female competitive eaters category

Michelle Lesco announced that her competing in the 2020 Nathan's finals is in doubt due to New York's requirement that Arizona residents self-quarantine for 14 days after their arrival in the Empire State.
In Leah Shutkever's latest video, she attempts to break Lynda Kuerth's mark of 23 bunless hot dogs in 3:10, which was recognized as a Guinness World Record in 1977.
The Daily Mail has an article about Australian Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang.
Molly Schuyler and Dan "Killer" Kennedy posted their videos from a trip to Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA to attempt the 11+ pound "Ye Old 96er" burger challenge. Andrew Puhl also attempted the challenge and uploaded his video last month.
Men's Health has an article about Leah Shutkever's recent Krispy Kreme jam donut video, which was credited as a Guinness World Record.
In her latest video, Molly Schuyler teams up with Dan Kennedy to attempt to eat 41 pounds of pork and beans. One of Miss Piggy's tenets is "Never eat more than you can lift", which is violated at the start of the video.

Backstage.com “Woman vs Food” casting call

Backstage.com has posted a casting call for a “Woman vs. Food” (age 26-45) network television show. The role has the following description:

We are looking for a food-loving comedian to host a major network show, specifically someone who has a passion for food and can eat LARGE quantities of it! We want a lady who can keep up with the boys when it comes to consuming large quantities of food. The whole burger, plus seconds. An adventurous eater not afraid to try new and exciting foods. Cannot have food allergies. Bonus if this person has a background in food, whether that be in the industry (server/bartender/ hostess/cook) or simply, someone who knows their way around a kitchen!”

**** Please ONLY apply if you can really eat a ton!! Think: Man vs Food level of eating all day and then doing a food challenge ***

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ConeyIslandHistory.com has an article containing an audio interview with Melody Andorfer, winner of the 1972 Labor Day Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest. She is officially requesting a champions belt from Major League Eating.
Nick Wehry was interviewed by the Awfully Irish podcast and said that the fate of the 2020 Nathan's finals has yet to be decided. George Chiger appeared the C & L Podcast and described how Larell Marie Mele helped start his competitive eating career.
Leah Shutkever's donut record makes Guinness World Records' best of May 2020 video. (starts at 3:00)
Molly Schuyler posted a video of her attempt with Dan Kennedy to each eat 33 Big Macs and surpass a mark set by Joey Chestnut by one burger.
A video of Leah Shutkever vs. Rob Frampton, billed as Britain's Strongest Man in a burger eating contest held at Polo 24 Hour Bar in London has received over a million views in less than 24 hours on LadBible's facebook page.
Kate Ovens appearance on a 2016 episode of Comedy Central's Tosh.0 can be viewed on youtube.
Katina Eats Kilos, Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy will attempt the Pizza Hut Big Dinner Box on youtube at 10 am Eastern today. update Videos: Molly Schuyler | Dan Kennedy | Katina Eats Kilos
SmartShanghai has an interview with Chinese food challenger 大胃mini, who claims to have eaten a 17.5kg (38.5 pound) lamb. Her channel on Bilibili has over a million fans. She also has a youtube channel.
Andrew Puhl posted a video of his attempt with Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy to be the 5th, 6th and 7th persons to finish "Ye Olde 96er" 12+ pound burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA. The previous 4 are Kate Stelnick, Lori Weiss, Brad Sciullo and Darron Breeden.
Leah Shutkever has produced a video of all 6 of her Guinness World Records.
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry made a video inspired by "Tiger King" in which they ate 10 food items from the Netflix documentary purchased in the clearance section of Wal-Mart.
AsiaOne has a profile of Sarah Ow, who quit her job as a flight attendant to become a professional eater for Food League Singapore.
LocktheLocks has an article about Leah Shutkever, who will be travelling to continental Europe in the upcoming months. The interviewer is a childhood friend of Leah.
Minnis2Society has an interview with Kate Ovens.
Mimi Zhang won two pancake eating contests at the Pancake Manor in Brisbane, QLD this past weekend.
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry attended PAX2020, a video game convention in Boston, to promote the new game Bite the Bullet. Other competitive eaters in the game include Bob Shoudt, Naader Reda, Yasir Salem, Crazy Legs Conti. Matt Stone, LA Beast and more. (Is this the first project with both MLE and non-MLE competitors? The only other one I can think of the Amazing Race team of Joey Chestnut and retired Tim Janus.)
Delish.com has an interview with Julie Smith, host of the video series "Julie Tries Everything" in which she tastes all menu items from a given location. She says she was a competitive eater in college.
DelMarVANow.com has an article about a cameo.com video produced by Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry to encorage Daniel "Chunky" Henson to compete in a muskrat leg eating contest in Cambridge, MD.
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