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Reese Witherspoon Nashville Hot Chicken Challenge | Video

"What Do They Put on This? Fire?": See Reese Witherspoon Sweat Over Nashville Hot Chicken

Move over, Hot Ones. Reese Witherspoon went to Hot Hattie B's Chicken in Nashville and challenged herself to eat three levels of spicy chicken, and her reactions are worthy of a whole Instagram series. What, like it's hard? "I also don't like spicy food so I just want to preface this whole thing by saying I'm scared," she said in an Instagram video of the daunting taste test. "We're gonna take it home and see if I can handle it. Here we go." Just like Elle Woods fleshing out her application to Harvard, Reese dove headfirst into the chicken-eating challenge, getting three fiery flavors: mild, spicy, and "crazy spicy."

Skeptical she'd be able to make it through the challenge, Reese started with mild and went right on down the line, giving her hilarious commentary with every new level of heat.

Mild:

"Oh, that's not bad at all — wait, hold on. The spice is later. Hold on . . . OK, that's good. I can handle that . . ."
Final Rating: Good but not the best.

Medium:

"OK, it's a little spicy, but not bad, not crazy. It's like salty cayenne pepper — really yummy."
Final Rating: The winner by far!

Spicy:

"All right, here comes the hot one. You can tell, it just even looks different," she said, holding up a piece of the perfectly crisp chicken. "Like, what do they put on this? Fire? Ghost pepper sauce or something? Oh my god, oh my god — OK, that's really hot. Oh my god that's so hot. Oh my god, that's crazy. It feels hotter. It's starting to get hotter . . . That was like 2 minutes of insane hotness. Do I look flushed?"
Final Rating: NOPE.

Watch Reese's full chicken challenge here to witness and prepare to relive every single instance in which your taste buds have been scorched.

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