I don't care much about ghetto-style talent shows, but I think this Reverend needs to study some more.
Other critics said that the watermelon eating contest is a painful reminder of racially insensitive stereotypes.
"Watermelon, back in the days, was a good food for African Americans, according to the Bible, but at the same time, it had an attachment with slavery and bondage ties," the Rev. Carl Johnson said.
Eh, what? I don't recall any references to either watermelons or African Americans in the Bible.