If you can't take the heat, don't eat the chicken wing.
Rob Gronkowski learned this important life lesson the hard way Thursday when he sat in the hot seat while eating even hotter wings. "Hot Ones," a segment on the YouTube show "First We Feast," invites celebrities for interviews, asking questions as they eat chicken wings doused in progressively spicier sauces.
For Gronk, who admitted he's more of a mild sauce kind of guy, it got difficult -- and sweaty -- quickly.
In the interview, Gronk talked about "Crashletes," his love of the WWE growing up (complete with an impression of The Rock) and if his ideal last supper, and though the first few wings were flavorful, it was just heating up.
By the fourth chicken wing, Gronk was in shambles. He was asked if he would consider writing a children's book like Martellus Bennett, and as he wrestled desperately to open milk and started to visibly sweat, he managed to get out an answer.
"No, I leave that up to my teammate Martellus. He's the genius like that," Gronk said.
But as Gronk listened to a pitch for his own children's book called "Robbie Big Boots," the fire-level sauce got to him.
Though the interview got a bit heated, Gronk had retribution. With the fifth wing, topped with a sauce called "Mega Death," he did what he does best: spiked it to pieces.
Nothing like some sweet revenge to top off a spicy meal.