Quoted: Patrick Stewart forced to explain pizza history

May 30, 2013

Patrick Stewart in 2011. (Rebecca D’Angelo for The Washington Post)

 

“It was the concept of the slice that I had never encountered before.”

 

– Sir Patrick Stewart explaining a tweet that somehow mystified and consumed the Internet-dwelling populace Wednesday — an off-hand claim, which quickly inspired dozens of blog posts, that he was at the moment enjoying “my first ever pizza ‘slice’.” Of course he’d had pizza before, the 72-year-old Shakeapearean actor told New York magazine Thursday, but typically a whole pizza, which he would consume with knife and fork. Sorry if that kept you up last night. Hopefully we can all move on now.

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