Vietnam jails pho dealer for mocking celebrity chef Salt Bae

HANOI, May 25 - A Vietnamese court has jailed a Vietnamese noodle trader, or pho, for making viral videos of him impersonating celebrity chef Salt Bae. After a clip of a chef cooking gilded steaks for high-ranking Vietnamese influential officials emerged.

Lam, 39, a former political activist, was convicted today by a Da Nang court for spreading anti-state propaganda. He was charged for distributing his videos on social media. With nothing to do with Salt Belum's clip, Belum denied the allegations and said: He only wanted to express his personal opinion and exercise his right to freedom of expression. He was sentenced to four years in prison and parole.

In 2021, Peter Lam Bui posted a parody video in which he imitated Salt Bei, a Turkish chef whose real name is Nouzret Goche, who became known as The unique way of sprinkling salt with the pho merchants pretending to imitate Saltbae It involves sprinkling spices on his pho and calling himself "Green Onion Bae." Dinner at Salt Bae's restaurant in London's Knightsbridge spread across Vietnam and many countries. It costs more than $ 1,000, causing a wave of anger that at that time Vietnam was facing difficulties due to the outbreak of COVID-19.-Thai news agency

Source: Thai News Agency

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