"Al Michaels has never eaten a vegetable. This has been reported before, but I’m here to tell you it’s absolutely true," says Drew Magary, who shared a meal with the legendary Sunday Night Football broadcaster in fall 2019. "Growing up, Al refused to eat them and was never forced to because, even back then, being Al Michaels had its privileges. Al’s mother, who was 18 when she gave birth to him, indulged her son by frying him up cheap cuts of steak and lamb chops instead. His wife of 54 years, Linda, tried to get him to eat vegetables early in their marriage, but told me she quickly ruled it a lost cause." Michaels will go so far as to have his meal re-plated if he orders a burger and it comes with lettuce. “I don’t want to have the residue. Sometimes, the lettuce might leak a little bit," says Michaels.