Say goodbye to popcorn at the movies if Mike Shotton has his way.
This year’s early contender for World’s Whiniest Person has started a petition to have the “noise pollution” of eating popcorn banned from all movie theatres.
The 39-year-old from Newcastle, England, wants to force movie theatre chains, and even the British government, to kick popcorn to the curb.
Shotton said he’s hated the tradition of popcorn at the movies for a long time. But it was only recently, when his viewing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was “ruined” by chewing children, that he decided to do something about it, he told the U.K. Express.
“I couldn’t believe the amount of noise during the film,” he said.
According to British law, if he gets more than 100,000 signatures, his petition will be debated by parliament.
As of Friday afternoon, 175 had signed. Popcorn at the movies, for now, seems safe