Ex-student applies for probation over mac and cheese rant

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ROCKVILLE, Conn. — A former University of Connecticut student who went on a drunken, obscenity-laced tirade about jalapeno-bacon macaroni and cheese last month has applied for probation.

The Hartford Courant reports that Luke Gatti applied for accelerated rehabilitation on Monday at Rockville Superior Court.

The 19-year-old former freshman from Bayville, New York, faces misdemeanor breach of peace and trespassing charges following his arrest Oct. 4. He ranted at and shoved a university food service supervisor in the Student Union for refusing to sell him the macaroni and cheese.

The altercation was caught on a video and has been widely viewed online.

Gatti later apologized.

He’s no longer enrolled at UConn. School officials won’t say if he left on his own or was expelled.