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Andy Cohen and Padma Lakshmi Weigh in on Twitter's Raging Bagel Debate — With 2 Very Different Opinions

The WWHL host is from St Louis, where the whole bagel controversy first started.

By Jenny Berg

Before we share Andy Cohen's opinion on the great bagel debate, here's a quick refresher on the social-media phenomenon. So grab your lox, your cream cheese, and study up: 

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The whole thing began in St Louis, where an unsuspecting Twitter user shared his hack for meeting-friendly bagels. (Not too exciting a premise — but just wait.) Showing a photo of sliced bagels, the user proudly wrote: "Today I introduced my coworkers to the St. Louis secret of ordering bagels bread sliced. It was a hit!" 

Well, it might have been a hit with Lorna in accounting. But people on the internet had varying feelings about the matter. 

Take a peek at the photo of the bread: 

Now, know that comments included sentiments like these: "I'm going to lose my f--king mind this should be a goddamn felony why the F--k would you do THIS I'm literally furious and I want to call the f---ing SWAT team," and "I believe this is a Class A felony in New York City. And if its not, it should be." 

OK, so back to Andy. Since the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen host is both a St Louis native and a New Yorker, he surely has some strong feelings on the matter — right? Eh, not really. 

When a fan contacted Andy via Twitter to ask, "Can you please weigh in on the big St. Louis bagel slicing controversy?!" here's what Andy had to say: 

However, Andy's fellow Bravoleb, Bravo's Top Chef judge Padma Lakshmi, had this firm stance on the matter: 

People sure do get testy about their bagels.  

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