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Crazy Hot Dog Hurler Provides Crazy Reason Why He Threw Hot Dog At Tiger Woods

The quite-possibly slightly unhinged frankfurter flinger has come forward to provide his side of the story regarding the strange scene which took place on Sunday when he threw a hot dog at Tiger Woods during the final round of the Open. While it is a safe assumption that any reasoning behind such an offbeat act would be a bit on the kooky side to say the least, the inspiration for the hot dog toss 31-year-old Petaluma, CA native Brandon Kelly has offered up is even more bizarre than anybody could have possibly presumed: he was motivated to do it by watching a movie starring Ryan Gosling.

While initially hoping to remain anonymous (shocking that did not occur), Kelly, who was charged by the Santa Clara Police Department on a misdemeanor charge of suspicion disturbing the peace, had this to say to the Santa Rose Press Democrat (via Pro Golf Talk):

I threw the hot dog toward Tiger Woods because I was inspired by the movie ‘Drive,’” Kelly said. “As soon as the movie ended, I thought to myself, ‘I have to do something courageous and epic. I have to throw a hot dog on the green in front of Tiger.’”

Courageous and epic? How does a person go from deciding that they are going to do something courageous and epic to suddenly saying to oneself, “You know what? I’m going to throw a hot dog at Tiger Woods. That will most certainly display a whole bunch of courageousness, not to mention the epic nature of my life’s path.” Oh yeah, a person arrives at that conclusion because that person is insane.

And he got this idea from watching Drive? Far be it from me to criticize the reasons behind what inspires a person to act upon such ridiculous ideas, but motivated by a Ryan Gosling film? And that particular movie, no less? If I have this Brandon Kelly’s fractured psychological state pegged correctly, wouldn’t it have made much more sense had he been inspired by the actions of Gosling’s character is Lars and the Real Girl?

Tiger Woods fan explains hot-dog toss [Santa Rose Press Democrat (via Pro Golf Talk)]