When Natalie Tysdal, a news anchor on Denver's local news channel bravely decided to take on the "one chip challenge" she didn't realise she bit off more than she could chew.
The anchor on Channel 2's "Daybreak" agreed on Wednesday morning to eat a Paqui Chip with her colleagues. The chip claims to be the world's hottest and is made with the Carolina Reaper pepper.
As Tysdal took a bite along with her colleagues, she went into a coughing fit and then threw up.
Videos posted on the company's website show people preparing for the challenge with milk or ice cream, but, unfortunately for Tysdal, all she had was a cup of coffee.
She later posted on her social media: