It took me a while to find him (I couldn't remember his name), but Google came through in the end:
Wiley Brooks was a Breatharianism guru in the 70's who credits himself with introducing this practice to the Western world. He was once discovered eating hamburgers and other junk food by his disciples. His defence? He claimed that air pollution diminished his ability to absorb light and air energy. Yeah, makes sense. Apparently, hamburgers can counteract the sickening effects of electrical power lines. "I don't enjoy it," he says of his beef. "It's like medicine for me." I feel you, Wiley; it's a harsh life we lead.
He has a website:
but it seems to be down at the moment.
Shugs, eat yer heart out! (Metaphorically, of course.)