The Bizarre Dietary Stylings of Nicholas Cage

The Bizarre Dietary Stylings of Nicholas Cage

Food & Drink

The Bizarre Dietary Stylings of Nicholas Cage


By Cari Martens

Nicholas Cage has gained a reputation around Hollywood for being eccentric. Evidently, that eccentricity extends to his eating preferences as well. The Oscar-winning actor has reportedly revealed that he only eats meat from animals that mate in a dignified manner.

Apparently this precludes him from eating pork. According to the story in The Sun, Cage is fine with eating fish or poultry because he finds their sex lives more, shall we say, palatable.

“I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales – sentient life – insects, reptiles,” says Cage, who has received rave reviews for his performance as a drug-addled detective in Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call, New Orleans. ‘I actually choose the way I eat according to the way animals have sex. I think fish are very dignified with sex. So are birds. But pigs, not so much. So I don’t eat pig meat or things like that. I eat fish and fowl.’

I guess, in this world, there are carnivores, omnivores, vegetarians, vegans…and Nick Cage. Not sure Cage will be igniting a new diet trend with this concept, but in Hollywood, we wouldn’t rule it out.

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