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Pokimane reacts to streamer’s awkward recreation of her Fortnite dance

Published: 24/Jan/2020 0:33

by Virginia Glaze

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Twitch star Imane “Pokimane” Anys revealed her very own Fortnite emote in January as part of the game’s “Icon” series — and it doesn’t look like the dance emote is staying inside the game.

The streamer’s unique emote kicked off an accompanying TikTok contest, which gives players the chance to have their very own dances become part of the game too.

Considering Pokimane’s popularity among Fortnite players, it comes as little surprise that her emote went viral, prompting a few hilarious interactions with the broadcaster in-game.

In fact, Anys uploaded a YouTube video on January 23 that revealed the exact scope of the dance’s popularity, being amazed at how often she encountered it while playing.

One fan even built a heart after noticing Pokimane was in their game and performed the emote on a small platform, much to her surprise.

However, it was a fellow streamer who ended up sending her into stitches, after the two linked up in a Duo fill.

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Twitch star “Pokimane” has her very own Fortnite emote, which has spawned a number of hilarious recreations.

Fortnite player and broadcaster “Jack_HippoTV” claimed that he was trying to recreate the dance with little success, and asked Pokimane for help in pulling off the moves during their game.

This prompted Poki to wonder if he was performing the emote on his channel, which she quickly looked up for proof.

Rather than standing up from his chair, Jack Hippo instead decided to stay seated, merely throwing up a few rhythmic peace signs while giving a knowing look to the camera.

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“Better than nothing!” Anys laughed.

“Was that good?” Hippo asked.

“Yeah, that was pretty good!”

Jack_Hippo isn’t the only streamer recreating Poki’s viral dance emote, either: popular streamer Greekgodx likewise tried to pull off the choreography, which drew hysterical laughter from its creator for his efforts.

Even Twitch commentator Hasan Piker tried his hand at the TikTok dance, begging the question: how many streamers will end up recreating Pokimane’s “positively enthusiastic” Fortnite moves?

Any’s emote follows the release of Tyler “Ninja” Blevins’ very own skin for the battle royale, also part of the “Icon” series — which could see collaboration with more content creators in the future.

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Jake Paul announces official date for next fight

Published: 20/Jan/2021 21:08 Updated: 20/Jan/2021 21:14

by Virginia Glaze

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YouTube star-turned-pro boxer Jake Paul has officially revealed that he’s taking on another fight, as announced in a “huge” broadcast on January 20 — and he wants his fellow content creators on the undercard.

Yesterday, Jake Paul revealed in a tweet that he had a big announcement coming up for his fans, which would be broadcasted officially via Triller.

The day is finally here, and Paul has disclosed that he’s already set for an upcoming bout, and even gave his fans an official date for the fight.

Who is Jake Paul fighting next?

Unfortunately, the YouTuber didn’t drop any names, leaving many in the dark as to who he could be facing off against.

However, Paul has made a wealth of enemies in professional fighting circles since his 2nd round KO over Nate Robinson in November of last year, including the likes of MMA artists Dillon Danis, Ben Askren, and even Conor McGregor.

In fact, Askren accepted Paul’s challenge when the YouTuber called him out via social media, although things have been especially quiet on that forefront for some time afterwards.

Thus far, there’s no telling who Paul will fight next, although many fans are anxious for him to take on a professional fighter in wake of his multiple victories over celebs and fellow influencers.

When is Jake Paul’s next fight?

Jake Paul will be throwing down in the boxing ring again on April 10, 2021 — a little under three months away.

This fight will come just two months after Logan Paul’s upcoming exhibition against Floyd Mayweather, already proving 2021 to be a fairly busy month for the brothers.

As for the event itself, Jake was keen to have other influencers on the undercard. Many fans have expressed hopes for Slim and Deji to make an appearance — two YouTubers who have already fought in live streamed boxing matches, previously.

That’s not all; Paul also teased that rapper Snoop Dogg will be making an appearance on the mic, making this a truly star-studded affair.

Where to watch Jake Paul’s next fight?

The fight appears to be available to watch via Triller, exclusively, so make sure to set up your account if you want to tune into the action.

Paul is hoping to create the “biggest pay-per-view ever” — but with no opponent yet announced, there’s no telling if his dream will come true in a few month’s time.