April 15, 2016 8:54 AM EDT

Ohio Governor John Kasich explained on Late Night With Seth Meyers why he made the most unforgivable of sins— eating a pizza with a fork in New York.

Speaking to Seth Meyer on Thursday, the Republican candidate blamed the faux pas on the pizza being “too hot.”

Will that be enough to redeem him? Watch the clip above to find out.

 

 

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