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Hot Dog Eating Champ -- A Big Wiener in Court

8/5/2010 11:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Competitive hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi just scored a foot-long victory in court -- because his trespassing case was just "basically dismissed" by a judge in Brooklyn.

Takeru Kobayashi

Takeru was in court moments ago to face charges of resisting arrest, trespassing and obstructing governmental administration -- after he bum-rushed the stage at this year's Nathan's International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Luckily for the elastic stomached hot dog demolisher, the sweet taste of justice crossed his lips today, after his lawyer says the judge decided to "basically dismiss" the case.

Outside of court, Kobayashi -- through translator -- said he had "no regrets at all."

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TheMachine1    

Competitive eating is disgusting. I bet their day job is being on the receiving end of a Bukkake film production.

1448 days ago
17.

Stephanie Jacobs    

This guy is a complete loser and sore loser. He couldn't beat Joey Chestnut so he comes up with a "contract dispute" to prevent him from competing then says -- "oh, i could have won". Leave us alone please. Go away.

1448 days ago
18.

BallaBlocka    

Damn, even little Japanese hot-dog eating champions get groupies! Too bad, his aren't all that hot though....His translator looks more bangable.

1448 days ago
19.

stephanie Jacobs    

This guy is a joke. Total sore loser and chicken -- either compete or don't. He lost to Joey THREE YEARS STRAIGHT. Did everyone forget that?

1448 days ago
20.

moveover    

Only in America could we make a celebrity out of a guy who can stuff more hot dogs down his throat than the next person. Then again, I guess we have a lot of non-celebrities these days.

1448 days ago
21.

Jim    

You are what you eat.......

1448 days ago
22.

Hime    

If this were a white person in Japan, he'd be jailed, then deported, then tons of articles would run about how violent and unruly white people are, and how foreigners are bringing all the crime to Japan. So much for immigration saying they treat foreigners the same way Japanese people get treated abroad.

1448 days ago
23.

Andolini    

Whhaatt!!?? he don"t speak or understand english..but he knows how to spend our money back home ??? Go back and eat your hotdogs there you scab...

1448 days ago
24.

chick    

Kobi should have stayed single. He used to be hot with yummy looks, but he's unrecognizable now. His American wifey turned him into everyday Japanese: nerd and skinny. How sad.

1448 days ago
25.

Criss    

There are people starving all over the world and in this country we have eating contests. And we wonder why most of the world hates us. Nice priorities folks.

1447 days ago
26.

JSplaya    

On July 4 it was the Justin Beiber look and now its Ed Grimly meets Liberace. Totally love it. It's going to be big and he was there first.

1447 days ago
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