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  • Published on Apr 14, 2019
  • Ronny Chieng spotlights frivolous lawsuits against food giants, including absurd cases being brought against Godiva, TGI Friday’s and Poland Spring.
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  • Russenka
    Russenka Day ago

    Yes these lawsuits are stupid but it prevents mislabeling. Companies put anything on the labels just so it would sell

  • Akkesama
    Akkesama Day ago

    What’s with the Kpop haircut

  • Sarah Seriah
    Sarah Seriah Day ago

    Ronny Chieng is my new favorite

  • ROCKOE DELIK
    ROCKOE DELIK Day ago +1

    We live in a world where lemonade for human consumption is made of artificial flavors but yet furniture cleaners are made with real lemon citrus like WTF!!!

  • Evan Chen
    Evan Chen Day ago

    Since when did Ronny join BTS?

  • Ericka Martin
    Ericka Martin Day ago

    Healthy fast food is easy. Just throw it in a blender..

  • Noah Haller
    Noah Haller Day ago

    I think everyone is missing the point, including Trevor Noah and this Ronnie dude, nearly all the hate you see for lawsuits comes from companies not wanting to be sued, AKA the same companies that have zero morals and abuse every single law they can to make their profit margin as large as possible, including law suits against private citizens that bankrupt them.
    McDonalds has done it the most brazenly, by forcing the old woman into a non-disclosure agreement, and then lying and paying the media to circulate their version of the lawsuit.
    Private citizens deserve some form of retribution/recompense when a company screws them. And the point of, you get your money back, is the dumbest thing I have heard today. That means there is zero punishment for lying to customers, which allows them to swindle millions of people and only have to pay a handful of them back. Imagine if we took the same idea to crime, you can steal a 5 million dollar diamond, but if you get caught you have to give it back. How dumb is this idiot.

  • Maya Sharglekins

    Ronny needs his own show!

  • Indira Espinal
    Indira Espinal Day ago +1

    Wait so what does the potatoes skin bag bring?

  • sabizeze
    sabizeze Day ago

    "america just accept that everybody is lying to you or trying to screw you" = my fav sentence and thoughts!!!!!!!

  • BLacK HarTz
    BLacK HarTz Day ago

    ... “like how much did she spend on the potato skins?!? Like $4?!?! Here’s a $10.. go buy yourself .30 seconds of therapy!!!”
    Hahaha this guy killed it! I never seen or heard of this guy but he killed!

  • Linda Simpson
    Linda Simpson Day ago

    He's telling the truth it started when an old lady sued McDonald for wasting hot coffee on her old ass. Now they sue if you pass gas in an elevator. If sometimes you wonder how some people got rich.Just my opinion.

  • Digital Swagg
    Digital Swagg Day ago

    I fucking needed that! Still wiping tears and snot, love and respect Ronny, Trev & TDS. You guys RAWK!

  • TheBallsKicker
    TheBallsKicker Day ago

    This show isn't funny anymore.

  • Quentin Johnson
    Quentin Johnson Day ago

    ssoooo.....did they win the lawsuits, because I could use $5 million.

  • Antonio Mitchell

    Ronny Chieng is underrated lol

  • elle c
    elle c Day ago

    Hello TDSTrevor, thank you for this stupid stories selection. Think your chose of Godiva to complain about is that there are 2000 cafes opening from the company according to early Mar 2019 news. That was the announcement. The lady was a complaint on that was it? Elle for small

  • Carmen Greer
    Carmen Greer Day ago

    Smart water from MIT....😂

  • SuJu_Mimi
    SuJu_Mimi Day ago

    Wait, potato skins aren't really potato skins?

  • Jim Frank
    Jim Frank Day ago

    Like if Ronnie chieng best person on this show

  • MarcusT
    MarcusT Day ago

    It's amazing how Americans will spend hours of their day reading their stupid phone, yet are too lazy to read the back label on what they're stuffing in their face

  • John Knighton
    John Knighton Day ago +1

    If I don't lock our food he ain't got to eat it if he don't like our desserts he don't have to eat it if he don't like American food he don't have to eat it you need to go back where the F he come from and eat swamp frog assholes and goat nuts and goat peckers and goat intestines without cleaning them that's super good food to them people

  • sEEk-Oreo
    sEEk-Oreo Day ago

    This reminded mi of that fancy bottled water commercial that says it's so pure it's bottled at the source in some spring, so... they have a bottling factory right in that wilderness? LoL

  • Robert Holloway
    Robert Holloway Day ago

    ummm Buyer Beware...

  • David Blaine
    David Blaine 2 days ago

    Americans are too litigious and not discerning enough... Said the Chinaman, whose mother died from eating an undercooked collie at a wedding reception.

  • David Blaine
    David Blaine 2 days ago

    So Flint tells people to go fuck themselves when they don't want water that comes from a source the provider lied about? Really? Don't you think some people in Flint are drinking bottled water right now? You think they want to get Detroit or Cleveland city water when they open a bottle that says "mountain spring" on it?

  • richard casaus
    richard casaus 2 days ago

    "NOOOO,.. AMERICA HAS A PROBLEM WITH STUPID FUCKING PEOPLE"!!

  • daniel armstrong
    daniel armstrong 2 days ago

    The problem isn't sue happy people......the problem is lawyers and they convince people these lawsuits are reasonable!

  • Shredripper
    Shredripper 2 days ago

    We all know Americas food are the most disgusting on the planet. its all about Profit, they are fed shit with flavoring to make it taste like something edible but in fact it shouldn't even be safe for animal consumption.

  • Harriet Honaker
    Harriet Honaker 2 days ago

    America has a problem.
    No need to elaborate

  • IyaEarthseeds
    IyaEarthseeds 2 days ago

    Yes "we" care where our chocolate is from cuz cheap chocolate-candies made in the US have wax in the ingredients! I don't want to eat wax in my chocolate! We don't think it's from Poland (one L). I absolutely care that my spring water, label 100%, comes from an actual spring and not a well. If I'm paying my hard earned money for better/healthier food products than give me what you put on the label. This segment was stupid!

  • Ala Farah
    Ala Farah 2 days ago

    Ronnie’s haircut ... I couldn’t even pay attention to what he was saying ... 😂👌🏼😎

  • ursaltydog
    ursaltydog 2 days ago

    Misleading people into buying and paying more for chocolate when it's the same chocolate that is made in PA, is a ripoff... and the potato skins.. if it can be found in a vending machine, you know it ain't real..

  • ggvn gvv
    ggvn gvv 2 days ago

    Sup the hair 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Tucker Bowen
    Tucker Bowen 2 days ago

    that Flint joke was pure gold XD

  • lee Roberts
    lee Roberts 2 days ago

    I cant tell the political slant here

  • Iscog blackscale
    Iscog blackscale 2 days ago

    1st World proplems

  • yidingcao
    yidingcao 2 days ago

    But seriously, Americans really love to sue for everything as if they care so much but then they eat chlorine and hormone chicken. Hmmm

  • Maira Nolasco
    Maira Nolasco 2 days ago

    Why does he have two mics on?

  • AIMI lee
    AIMI lee 2 days ago

    I am currently investing in some gold. Who can join me

  • jakeyboy851
    jakeyboy851 2 days ago

    Honestly its reasonable to sue false advertising, its not any more illegitimate of a way of making money than selling a fake product.
    And how does suing nestle water relate to Flint Michigan?
    Instead of feeling sorry for giant corporations that lie to people to sell potentially harmful products why not support those victimized by them?

  • charmaine poynter
    charmaine poynter 2 days ago

    Haha! First video of yours ive seen. I subbed, lol. This is great

  • Roger Herzler
    Roger Herzler 2 days ago

    Who is Ronny suing for that haircut?

  • Alden Poole
    Alden Poole 2 days ago

    Some of Poland Spring's water does come from Poland, ME.

  • Tejah
    Tejah 2 days ago

    I would rather it be done right than fast. Couch up the money cuz I know where Belgium is ! The TGI Friday and Poland Springs people are stupid I agree.
    Ronnie is hilarious!

  • Zugly Monster
    Zugly Monster 2 days ago

    From Flint and was honestly thinking that. And fuck nestle waters too. They're getting water out of the great lakes for insanely cheap, but hard to be shamed into still donating water to us.

  • Gloria LinFamily
    Gloria LinFamily 2 days ago

    Lmao why is this a lawsuit lmao this is hilarious

  • Birdman_jr
    Birdman_jr 2 days ago

    whats up with that haircut

  • Ernesto Marcos
    Ernesto Marcos 2 days ago

    I thought it was now called Moland Spring, I guess the merger didn't go after Mr. Pitt came out looking like Hitler.

  • Thomas Murphy
    Thomas Murphy 2 days ago

    Ronny looks like the "cool" manager of a shitty K-pop group named A.S.S

  • Earumamaadu
    Earumamaadu 2 days ago

    Nestle actually claimed to use real spring water in their ad. I don't understand why you're defending these fraudulent corporate companies.

  • hugo13231
    hugo13231 2 days ago

    you can have it good, you can have it fast, you can have it cheap: pick two

  • Ollie Ollie
    Ollie Ollie 2 days ago

    This lawsuit is simply karma for TGI Fridays stealing their Potato Skins snack from the genius '80s-'90s Keebler product 'Tato Skins" that had "Baked Potato Appeal." Sadly that product was discontinued after elf labor was outlawed in 1992.

  • Holywood07
    Holywood07 2 days ago

    That's exactly the problem with the people in the states: always blame others don't take responisbiliy. Use your brains, idiots!

  • Robert Stull
    Robert Stull 2 days ago

    Ronnie, baby... your jacket don't fit, your tie ain't tied, and your emover ain't working. Fire your stylist... or at least write them up

    • Kev
      Kev 2 days ago

      Triggered American lmaooo

  • Sabrecat Smiladon
    Sabrecat Smiladon 2 days ago

    Ronnie.....PLEASE....LOL...Lose the bangs!!! Doesnt look good on you at all

  • linkeffect82
    linkeffect82 2 days ago

    Great small segment on a very stupid set of lawsuit actions, with a funny bit at the end.
    Not to put down lawsuits in general against corporate scams, but there's a line between "Oh this product actually contains a nasty ingredient that they slyly lie about" , and "Oh it's made in Tennessee instead of Connecticut".
    Please, have a sense of proportion and scale before you go sue-happy!

  • nuwavghost
    nuwavghost 2 days ago +1

    There’s gonna be a class-action lawsuit against that hairdo ☠️✌🏽🍀🌈🌈

  • Yvette Martinez
    Yvette Martinez 2 days ago

    Desperate lazy people looking for a get rich quick ruining it for people who have actual lawsuits smh this is America

  • Max Powers
    Max Powers 2 days ago

    No, the problem is with lawyers who treat everyone of their clients like a victim only to make money off the trail.

  • Rock L.
    Rock L. 2 days ago

    If he is filming Super Simple Love Story that might explain the hair.

  • Stina Wilson
    Stina Wilson 3 days ago

    Chocolate is from Mexico #WaystoTriggerTrump

  • twothreebravo
    twothreebravo 3 days ago

    Chieng, get a haircut.

  • it's me
    it's me 3 days ago

    Finally Trevor Noah was funny...oh wait....that wasn't Trevor

  • Boo Babylon
    Boo Babylon 3 days ago

    Did Anyone realize he used Wendy William's divorce words for the paper suing to Tevor?

  • Fddlstxx
    Fddlstxx 3 days ago

    Actually companies like Nestle Water purchase up natural springs in Wells all over the country and push legislation that makes it easier to privatize water, and set the legal climate for a municipal disaster like the Flint water crisis

  • Ampleforth James
    Ampleforth James 3 days ago

    So boring and unfunny

  • Hannes Peters
    Hannes Peters 3 days ago

    Of course companies should be sued (and fined) for deceptive advertising.
    The amounts would make more sense if it were class action lawsuits.
    This is the new Daily Show. Shilling for corporate fuckery, but probably complain about Trump's FDA deregulation. What a shit show, you guys are complicit.

  • MÖzil 99
    MÖzil 99 3 days ago +3

    I’d give you money my self I you showed me where Belgium is on the map😂😂😂

  • Shabill Alma
    Shabill Alma 3 days ago

    "who expects food from tgi Friday's they give you 2 appetizers 2 antre's and 2 dessert's all for 20 bucks that's not a meal that's a yard sale"

  • chris spencer
    chris spencer 3 days ago

    WHITE PEOPLE ARE STUPID

  • pop5678eye
    pop5678eye 3 days ago

    Well water: water that comes from underground, pumped to the surface through pressure. Spring water: water that used to be underground that springs to the surface on its own due to pressure...

  • camila rivera
    camila rivera 3 days ago

    Haha dumb Americans

  • p dude
    p dude 3 days ago

    1,4 dioxane is why I' don't trust Nestle. The whole country is fucked.
    www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2017/08/22/not-one-drop-of-poland-spring-bottled-water-is-from-a-spring-lawsuit-claims/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.685f1b76388c

  • gloric8
    gloric8 3 days ago

    I love this guy. He is Funny and smart. Everyone of the cast are funny and smart. I love the Daily Show!

  • Corey Brockway
    Corey Brockway 3 days ago

    Trevor noah is almost as bad as samantha bee.

  • Entropy
    Entropy 3 days ago

    “… this is a scheme people are using to get rich.”
    _What?! Noooooo._ Next you’ll be telling me people lie on the internet.

  • Isaac Lwanga
    Isaac Lwanga 3 days ago

    🤣🤣🤣

  • Halfxue
    Halfxue 3 days ago +1

    I'm suing Ronnie's hairstylist. Cuz that's not the Ronnie we know!

  • crossemily
    crossemily 3 days ago

    I love Ronni just brilliant!

  • Junnipe
    Junnipe 3 days ago

    People just want easy way to get money !!! Come on America stop suing for everything!!!

    • ryska pinne
      ryska pinne 2 days ago

      Junnipe yeah well Cali is Cali

    • Junnipe
      Junnipe 3 days ago

      +ryska pinne I live in California, I know many dumm cases

    • ryska pinne
      ryska pinne 3 days ago

      Junnipe those were 3 cases out of 327 million people

  • Alice L
    Alice L 3 days ago

    If they think the chocolate is made in Belgium because it says Belgium under the logo, does that also mean they think it's made in 1926? I mean how dumb can one be!

  • Josiah Gavin
    Josiah Gavin 3 days ago +1

    "Willy Wonka killed kids and we didn't even care" 😂

  • Thomas Wood
    Thomas Wood 3 days ago

    Africa has a problem with food too

    • ryska pinne
      ryska pinne 3 days ago

      PureBeast 135 of the food is the problem, there is no problem

  • Joan Tron
    Joan Tron 3 days ago

    Your hair is not great. It looks weird.

  • Dannytoes GAMING
    Dannytoes GAMING 3 days ago +1

    Really digging this hair

  • PurpleRhymesWithOrange

    This guy is great! You definitely need to have him on more!

  • Katelyn Stewart
    Katelyn Stewart 3 days ago

    new hairstyle? its cute!
    sorry to focus on appearances and not the hilariously insightful commentary ;)

  • Shaun Ellsworth
    Shaun Ellsworth 3 days ago

    Willy Wonka didn't kill any kids. Read the book!

  • Dawn Richardson
    Dawn Richardson 3 days ago

    This guy should have his own show

  • Rodsuper 1213
    Rodsuper 1213 3 days ago +1

    Cheng actually took what 35-40% of this Country is actually made up of.

  • Robert Jones
    Robert Jones 3 days ago

    Great truth thank you

  • Mar Z
    Mar Z 3 days ago

    this is funny and all, but think about it. If no one does anything about companies lying, they'll start (probably already do though) lying about very serious things. So yes it's important for the company to be truthful about their product.

  • Aaron Hoy
    Aaron Hoy 3 days ago

    Ok I just want to point a few things out here. Out of the 3 lawsuits covered in this clip [Godiva, TGI Friday's, & Poland Spring,] only 1 of those lawsuits have actually been allowed to go forward so far, the other 2 are very recent lawsuits filed & in case people were not aware of it *anyone* can file a lawsuit for literally *anything* they want... it just won't necessarily be allowed to go forward after a judge looks at it & if an actual lawyer filed the suit they could face disciplinary actions for filing obviously frivolous & baseless lawsuits [a non-lawyer who files lawsuits can potentially face consequences as well though it is much less likely as the only consequences that could happen are legal ones & therefore someone would need to file numerous baseless lawsuits before such consequences would even be considered.]
    The 1 lawsuit that has been allowed to go forward is the Poland Spring case & the reason why it has been allowed to go forward is *not* because the claimants are accusing them of not actually getting the water from a spring in Poland, but because on their bottle's beneath the Poland Spring name it says "100% Natural Spring Water". Now, this case may or may not end up being successful, but not because the lawsuit is frivolous or baseless [in fact the claims made in the lawsuit are 100% true,] but because of the weak regulatory definition used to define what is "spring water" by the FDA. There is no dispute by anyone that the claims about where they are getting their water from.
    The other 2 lawsuits I doubt will end up going anywhere [though to be clear I am not a lawyer licensed in the states where the lawsuits are taking place, nor am I Judge in said states.] The Godiva lawsuit is less likely, in my opinion, to go anywhere as the company was founded in Belgium in 1926 which is why that is on the label... if one was to associate the Belgium portion of the words as meaning it was chocolate made in Belgium then that would also mean they are taking the 1926 as meaning it was made in 1926... which is ludicrous. I would give this lawsuit less than a 1% chance of going forward. The TGI Friday's case is also incredibly unlikely to go anywhere, though I do think it has a better shot than the Godiva one [though still less than a 5% chance.] I actually read the 23-page complaint that was filed in the court because although I think this claim is obviously ridiculous, I do firmly believe that regulatory oversight in this country of businesses is extremely lax & companies are allowed to get away with way more than they should be allowed to do. The reasons why I do not think this will go anywhere is because on the bags it says "Potato Skins Snack Chips" on the front & the back, then also on the back it specifically says they use "real potatoes" which is true [even the claimant acknowledges this] while specifically not saying it contains real potato skins.

    • ryska pinne
      ryska pinne 3 days ago

      Aaron Hoy you in law school my dude

  • Ho Hau Liu
    Ho Hau Liu 3 days ago +1

    Ronny's hair was my click-bait to this video, I thought he was gonna spend a min or two making fun of his own hair.... now I am disappointed.

  • Kanisto
    Kanisto 3 days ago

    suit too tight, hair looks like a dead beaver. go home

  • Jin Wong
    Jin Wong 3 days ago +1

    whats wrong with ronnie's hair?

  • Brian Sounalath
    Brian Sounalath 3 days ago

    oh ronnie that toupee!

  • Kawaki-72
    Kawaki-72 3 days ago

    I’m Asian so I subscribed because of Ronny Chieng.

  • charley comeaux
    charley comeaux 3 days ago

    Did any one notice that the story on TGI Friday’s was on April first