A MAN who grew to become an internet sensation for calmly having fun with his chips in a Portsmouth kebab as a mass brawl kicked off round him has been named.
52-year-old father and amenities supervisor Chris Hill saved his cool final Friday evening as all hell broke out at Ken’s Kebabs on Albert Street, Portsmouth.
His actions in the course of the combat, or extra his lack of motion, made him an on the spot meme, with commenters referring to him as a hero and an inspiration.
The video reveals round 10 males having an enormous combat, together with employees from the kebab, throwing issues throughout the counter and bundling into tables and chairs as they wrestle and punch one another.
In the meantime, Mr Hill simply sits there munching on his chips and studying his telephone, barely wanting up as a person is thrown into the desk in entrance of him.
Mr Hill, who had simply been to the pub, informed MailOnline: “I thought of transferring at one level however I used to be having fun with my kebab and chips… though the chips weren’t very good.”
“I turned to see a person and store employee throwing issues at one another after which this tall man kicked the meals counter.
“Because the combat escalated moments later into an enormous brawl involving a number of members of employees and two aggressive male prospects.”
Mr Hill saved his cool and carried on consuming his meal whereas listening to Capital Radio on his headphones.
Footage posted on Twitter reveals a younger man sporting a gray high and blue cap hurling abuse at a employee, who retaliates by throwing a pair of tongs at him as one other aggressive buyer, in a blue jacket, enters the fray.
4 males, who seem to additionally work within the store, rush ahead – considered one of them “armed” with a damaged piece of polystyrene meals container.
One launches a kick on the blue-jacketed man, places him in a headlock and tries to bustle him exterior.
On the doorway, the opposite three encompass the person within the gray high, who continues to swear and shout, “Come on!” as he punches two of them within the face – and one other buyer steps in to help them.
Mr Hill simply watches on bemused.
At this level, one other man, sporting a baseball cap again to entrance, walks in off the road and joins within the melee.
He manages to land a couple of punches on the unique aggressor’s head earlier than the 2 are separated – however then hits him on the top an extra six instances because the mass of males find yourself again contained in the store.
Lastly, the person is held down – by none apart from Ken, the store’s proprietor, in line with commenters on Twitter.
Subsequent footage present the grey-topped man with a bloodied nostril mendacity on the pavement. He’s then seen standing and – showing to have come to his senses -talking to the person believed to be the shop proprietor to elucidate himself.
Since being posted, the video has had greater than eight million views.
Hampshire Police weren’t referred to as to the incident.