When Priyanka Chopra made an appearance on The Tonight Show last night, host Jimmy Fallon wasn’t expecting to go head to head with the star in a wing eating contest. In this particular episode of The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and Priyanka Chopra go head to head in a wing eating contest, and they weren’t just any wings either. The wings the stars were challenged to eat were Atomic Wings covered with hot Tabasco sauce.
Priyanka Chopra appeared to be incredibly confident that she could easily thrash Jimmy Fallon in the wing eating contest, telling the star that food in India is all about the spice. In fact, she even offered the star a glass of cold milk in case it became too much for him. However, Jimmy replied confidently replied, “I’m not going to need the milk.” However, in the end, it was Priyanka Chopra that came out victorious over Jimmy Fallon, with a 3-1 victory.
The star later went on to tweet, “Never take on a desi when it comes to food.”
Jimmy Fallon was well and truly beaten on his own show, but by the look of it, he was more than happy to give in when the heat simply became too much. It will be interesting to see whether or not the wing eating contest makes a return to Jimmy Fallon’s show, where he might stand a better chance of beating his guest.
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) March 4, 2016
That being said, Jimmy Fallon is sure to have been left wishing he’d never agreed to take part in the wing eating contest with Priyanka Chopra. After all, her fans already know that she’s a big fan of all things spicy food, so her victory was clear from the offset.
— Fallon Tonight (@FallonTonight) March 4, 2016
With all of the action surrounding Jimmy Fallon and Priyanka Chopra’s wing eating challenge, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that the star wasn’t just on the show to demonstrate her spicy food eating skills at the expense of the show’s host. The star was actually appearing to promote her ongoing television series, Quantico, of which she’s the lead star. Quantico is an American television thriller that premiered on ABC just last year. The series follows Alex Parrish, Priyanka Chopra’s character, who is suspected of a terrorist attack. Her story is told through a series of flashbacks to the FBI academy in Quantico.
Priyanka Chopra’s character was written by Joshua Safran and has clearly been something of a success, with ABC picking up the show for a full season by November last year. Plus, only a couple of days ago, Quantico producers announced that the network had renewed the series for a second series. That renewal is sure to come as good news for Chopra, who is of Indian descent. Until now, she’s largely starred in a number of Bollywood blockbusters and was widely been unknown to the American audience until the airing of Quantico.
For now, though, the only way is up for Priyanka Chopra. Jimmy Fallon, on the other hand, has been left humiliated at the hands of a guest on his own show. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised to see Jimmy Fallon invite Chopra back to The Tonight Show in the near future to win back a piece of his dignity and beat the Quantico star for good.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon airs weeknights at 11:34 p.m ET/PT, where Fallon is regularly joined by guests on his sofa to talk about upcoming films and TV series.
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