Woman Live-Tweets Horror After Finding 'Cursed' Root On Doorstep

By Dave Basner

August 24, 2019

A curious woman in Indiana named Kelly learned a very hard lesson this week - even if you are curious about something, you are better off just leaving it alone. Kelly came home to find a strange looking object on her front doorstep. She described it as "shaped like an f-ed up turkey leg" and the length of her forearm. Unsure of what it or the pieces in it were, she brought it in and showed it off to friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to see if anyone could identify it. She called it a "cursed root "but no one was able to figure out what it was. Kelly wound up forgetting that she had it in a plastic bag in the backseat of her car. That's when her nightmare began, and she live-tweeted it for the world to enjoy:

Bug experts have chimed in to explain what the worms are:

As for what the worms came out of, no one really can say. A reverse image search on Google came back with questionable results:

There's also no word on who or what put the "cursed root" on Kelly's doorstep. And while many commenters suggested that Kelly set fire to her car, she's back to using it without too much anxiety. 

Photo Credit: Getty

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