Most superheroes transform in private to keep their everyday identities secret, but not 10-year-old cricket fan Mitchell Schibeci. In plain view at a Big Bash League match at Melbourne Cricket Grounds, Mitchell metamorphosed into Watermelon Boy when he ate one of the massive fruits — rind, seeds and all.
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Naturally, social media being what it is, it didn’t take more than a few hours for the #WatermelonBoy meme to be trending on Twitter.
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Every superhero has his kryptonite, and Watermelon Boy is no exception. Invited on the Studio 10 talk show, Mitchell was reduced to tears when trying to munch through a raw onion.
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If Mitchell has earned the moniker Watermelon Boy, then Marlon Webb is certainly deserving of the title Watermelon Man. His frenetic fruit-centric video snippets have racked up millions of views on Vine.