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Rolling Stone Mixes Up Korean-American Chefs' Names in Katy Perry’s “Bon Appetit” Video

Doh appetit, bébé.

by Munchies Staff
May 12 2017, 10:06pm

In case you haven't seen Katy Perry's new music video for "Bon Appétit," we can sum it up for you right now: just your average night at the cannibal strip club.

During the course of the video, Perry is massaged, kneaded, basted, and braised before finally getting wheeled out to be devoured by a group of tuxedoed men as Atlanta-based rap trio Migos looks on.

Rolling Stone, however, went into a bit more detail, noting a cameo by a fairly famous chef.

"Momofuku's David Chang seasons, bakes, and serves the pop star on a platter," wrote Brittany Spanos.

Roy Choi in the "Bon Appetit" video

Except that isn't David Chang, the well-known chef and restaurateur behind the Momofuku empire, as well as host of The Mind of a Chef and co-founder of Lucky Peach magazine. That's chef Roy Choi, of Kogi and LocoL fame.

Rolling Stone apparently corrected its error quickly, but not before the story went live and was promoted across its social media channels.

Roy Choi, or David Chang? What's the difference, right?

We reached out to David Chang and Roy Choi for comment on the mix-up and to inquire as to whether they are, in fact, the same person, but have not yet received a response.