Iceland's president says he's not actually banning pineapple pizza

The president's reply, the Metro reports, was that he "hates Hawaiian pizza so much that he'd ban pineapple on pizza if he was able to make and pass laws on his own".

Iceland's president, Gudni Th. That smoky, salty hit of bacon mixes with the sweet pineapple and creamy cheese for a pineapple pizza that is slightly more elevated than the slices that likely turned off Iceland's leader. I do not have the power to make laws which forbid people to put pineapples on their pizza. "Presidents should not have unlimited power". I would not want to hold this position if I could pass laws forbidding that which I don't like.

"For pizzas, I recommend seafood", he wrote.

The incendiary comments were in response to questions from students about where he stood on the concept of pineapple as a topping while visiting a local high school.

Of course, Twitter users had something to say about Johannesson's pizza preferences.

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Word of his controversial opinion quickly spread across the internet, where it began trending on Twitter.

The man has a point, what place has a fruit on a pizza? Even pizza maker DiGiorno Pizza joined in to poke fun at the idea of a pineapple pizza ban.

This may be down to his approachable style: Last summer, he was spotted picking up a Domino's pizza on his way home from work. It originated in Canada.

Cape Town - We all know have that one odd family member who always orders pineapple on their pizza.

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