Internationally renowned Indian chef Lata Tondon has broken her silence following the recognition of Hilda Baci as the new Guinness World Record holder for the longest cooking marathon.
Lata Tondon set the record in September 2019 after completing her cooking marathon in 87 hours, 45 minutes and was later overtaken by Nigerian chef Hilda Baci with 93 hours, 11 minutes.
Lata, in response to the declaration, has made significant changes to her Instagram profile, removing any mention of the record and deleting her previous post congratulating Hilda Baci.
Lata’s reaction has sparked intense discussion among netizens, particularly Nigerians, who have raised questions about her previous congratulatory messages dedicated to Hilda Baci.
Many were quick to point out the inconsistency in her actions, wondering why she would delete her messages of encouragement and congratulations if she did not truly mean them. See the post below:
As the news of Lata’s Instagram profile update spread, curious netizens flocked to her page to witness the changes firsthand.
The absence of any reference to the record and the deletion of her previous congratulatory post have only intensified the scrutiny surrounding Lata’s stance on Hilda Baci’s achievement. Some reactions are shown below:
@ella_gabb said, “You did it first you are strong. Love and light.”
@glory_austen said, “So all those old congratulatory messages were fake. Eye-service sef dey India.”
@fabricsandmore said, “Chef Lata Tondon will forever be the first woman to hold this title and nobody can take that away from her. Know this and know peace.”
@adeifepearls said, “Thank you for setting the pace. You are a big inspiration, but this delete matter no make sense”.
shainaohronegiyaelizaquakers said, “Hahaha 🤣 naw! My beloved Great Nigerians o. Kindly let this Chef Lata London be. You hear 👂 me so. Goodda 🤙 She rooting for Hilda Baci and congratulated her and that’s more than good enough.❤️+💡”.