Yesterday was a real trip for anyone who remembers when MTV actually played music. The network launched mtvmusic.com, making available a gigantic web library of original music videos. Though many food-related favorites come to mind, it's hard not to recall Weird Al Yankovic's take on Michael Jackson's "Beat It."
Don't you tell me you're full, just eat it/ Get yourself an egg and beat it/ If it's gettin' cold, reheat it/ Have some more chicken, have some more pie. It doesn't matter if it's boiled or fried/ Just eat it
The next time someone gives you sass about their food, borrow some of Weird Al's lines. Both videos, after the jump.
'Beat It' by Michael Jackson
Watch Jacko's original first for some context before digging in to Weird Al's masterpiece:
'Eat It' by Weird Al Yankovic
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