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Jeffree Star’s ex-boyfriend targeted with fake Instagram account

Published: 8/Apr/2020 21:35

by Virginia Glaze

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YouTuber and makeup mogul Jeffree Star announced his split with ex-boyfriend Nathan Schwandt in early 2020, but some fans aren’t happy with the fallout and have taken matters into their own hands.

After a brief period of speculation, Star cleared up rumors that he and Schwandt had parted ways, admitting that they’d broken up in a mutual split and still had love for each other.

However, this sentiment seems to have changed, with Star later revealing “dark” drama going on behind the scenes of their breakup that he claimed he was afraid to speak out on due to potential legal ramifications.

Jeffree Star, Instagram
YouTuber Jeffree Star revealed “dark” drama behind his recent split with ex-boyfriend Nathan Schwandt after initially opening up about their split earlier this year.

With this new information in mind, fans have been shading Schwandt across social media – but one critic has taken their vitriol to the next level.

In early April, fans took notice of an Instagram account that appeared to be a secondary profile for Schwandt, which boasted the same profile picture and bio as his original account.

theschwandt, Instagram
Fans have taken notice of an Instagram account apparently posing as Nathan Schwandt.

The new account posted several photos of the former internet star via their stories, seeming to impersonate Schwandt in apparent retaliation for the alleged drama behind his parting with Star.

That’s not all. The phony profile even leaked a few sensitive pictures of Nathan, with one post boasting the caption: “Let me know if I should get my adult career film going.”

They also posted a few older photos of Star to their stories, captioned, “Missing him,” further fanning the flames of speculation that Schwandt may have started a burner account to burn off some steam.

theschwandt, Instagram / Clevver News
The fake account posing as Schwandt even included photos of Jeffree Star, making an attempt at fooling others into thinking he isn’t over the breakup.

Despite this possibility, the account has since been revealed to be a fake, and some have taken the real Schwandt’s ensuing photo flipping off the camera as a potential reaction to the skeezy impersonator.

Yet, both he and Star have yet to officially react to the false profile, which has yet to post any photos to its feed at the time of writing.

Star and Nate’s breakup aside, this latest development goes to show that it’s never okay to impersonate someone online nor leak sensitive photos of that person, no matter what the case may be — especially in regards to a split that Star is has expressed he’s keen on keeping private.

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TikTok reveals top 10 viral videos of 2020 ft. Bella Poarch, doggface208

Published: 3/Dec/2020 15:50

by Jacob Hale

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In their year in review, TikTok have revealed the most viral videos on the platform throughout 2020, and it’s a great reminder that not everything was bad this year, despite what was going on in the world.

We’ve already seen Bella Poarch — who, as you might have already guessed, features on this list — explain how TikTok saved her life this year, and some of the content we’ve seen from multiple creators has given us all entertainment and something to be excited about.

So, in a year that has been absolutely huge for the growth of TikTok, let’s have a look at the ten most viral videos on the platform in 2020.

10. Hartyt’s goose “throws it back”

hartyt tiktok goose
TikTok: hartyt_
Is this the most famous goose on TikTok?

Dancing is one of the most common activities on TikTok, so if you want to find success with it, you need to offer something unique. And that’s exactly what Hartyt did when he brought his goose into the fold to dance for the camera.

At the time of writing, this video has earned itself 18.3 million views and 3.3m likes.

9. Julian Bass becomes your favorite superheroes

In one of the more ingenious and creative TikToks we’ve seen, Julian Bass creates the perfect transitions to become a multitude of his favorite heroes, including Ben 10, Spider-Man and a Jedi.

At the time of writing, this video has amassed almost 15m views and 2.7m likes.

8. Tabitha Brown gives the world Carrot Bacon

tiktok carrot bacon
TikTok: iamtabithabrown
Yes, carrot bacon. It’s exactly what you think it is.

Ever wanted to make carrot bacon? Probably not, but you will have after watching this, as Tabitha cooks up a healthy bacon alternative, gaining herself 19.9m views at the time of writing and 3.6m likes.

7. Eliza Peterson reveals the truth about dinosaurs

In this hilarious skit, Eliza explains what really happened to the dinosaurs: a miscommunication between God and his angels, resulting in the species’ sad extinction. 19.4m views later and we still don’t know the truth…

6. Awa_de_horchata_uwu’s… llama dance?

Perhaps the hardest to explain on this list, we’ve got a llama (or maybe an alpaca) dancing to the popular Mi Pan Su Sus sound.

Despite the insanity of the video, it racked up over 146m views and 17m likes, so it clearly struck a chord with a considerable number of people this year.

5. Will Smith wipes it down

Will Smith wipe it down challenge TikTok
TikTok: willsmith
Even Hollywood actors can’t resist joining in on TikTok trends.

Will Smith might be best known for his work in some of the biggest films and TV shows of this century, he’s no stranger to TikTok, either.

In fact, he picked up a ludicrous 260m views doing this “wipe it down” challenge — transitioning between his regular self and his Men in Black character, Agent J.

4. Jalaiah Harmon shows off her Renegade at NBA All-Star Game

The Renegade is one of the most popular dances on TikTok, and the creator of it all, Jalaiah Harmon, got to show off her famous moves at the NBA All-Star game.

With 32m views, and a whole generation of youngsters doing her dance across all of TikTok, Jalaiah’s Renegade is one of the most impressive things to hit social media this year.

3. Caitlin Reilly captures the real WFH nightmare

With much of the world having to work from home throughout 2020, we’ve all become very familiar with Zoom — but Caitlin’s impression of everyone’s least favorite colleague during a Zoom meeting was perfectly relatable.

Caitlin Reilly Zoom colleague viral TikTok
TikTok: itscaitlinhello
Caitlin gave us one of the most relatable TikToks of 2020.

She earned herself 5.5m views on this video, but was shared worldwide thanks to her ability to capture everyone’s thoughts throughout 2020’s WFH nightmare.

2. Doggface208 with the perfect vibe

Doggface208 might not be a huge name on TikTok, but you’ve definitely seen this video by now: just him, skating down the street, listening to Fleetwood Mac and drinking his cranberry juice.

Doggface not only passes the vibe check but sets new standards for it, even earning himself a new truck from the cranberry juice producer, Ocean Spray, as a thanks for his 72m views video.

1. Bella Poarch’s ‘M to the B’ is TikTok perfection

The concept of this video is so simple it’s absurd, but Poarch’s head bobs coinciding perfectly with the M to the B beat gave her TikTok’s most viewed video of all time in 2020.

Over 500m views later, Poarch has become a star on TikTok and only seems to be moving on to bigger and better things, proving that you can really create something magical out of almost nothing.

bella poarch m to the b
Instagram: bellapoarch
Of course, Bella Poarch takes the crown for most viral TikTok of 2020.

So, those are the ten videos TikTok have named their most viral of 2020, and if you haven’t seen these already you must have been living under a rock.

Of course, there’s no surprises seeing the likes of Bella Poarch and doggface208 up at the top, but it begs the question: Which creators and video ideas will dominate the viral charts in 2021?