By Michael Slezak
Updated September 07, 2007 at 08:27 PM EDT

I share this headline (about Hell’s Kitchen host Gordon Ramsay) with you in the exact same way I point out grotesque sights on the subway platform to friends and family: Because I believe the shared experience will somehow make it less heinous than if I’d witnessed it alone.

Ramsay burns genitals on cooker

Thank you for your support. Now back to less soul-crushing topics, like naked photos of High School Musical stars. (Insert sobbing emoticon here.) Aren’t you glad the week is almost over?

addCredit(“Gordon Ramsay: Kharen Hill/Everett Collection”)