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xQc reports fan to police after being sent “scary” suspicious package

Published: 3/Feb/2020 4:27 Updated: 3/Feb/2020 4:29

by Andrew Amos

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Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel had to take a step back from his fan mail unboxing after opening up a “scary” suspicious package full of syringes, before eventually reporting the original sender to the police.

xQc has a PO box set up so his fans from all over the globe can send him gifts, gags, and other goodies for the streamer to open and enjoy. While sometimes they’re jokes, one viewer may have taken it a step too far, leaving the streamer stunned.

During his February 2 unboxing, the Canadian streamer opened up a yellow letter-sized package, although he didn’t disclose the sender’s identity. After opening it up carefully, he stared at what was inside — a bag of syringes.

“These are syringes,” he said in shock, before getting up from his chair. “Okay, I’m done. Holy sh*t, what the f**k.”

The streamer took all the precautions possible, throwing the package into the bin and going off stream to wash his hands, before coming back to assess the situation.

While some questioned whether they were fake syringes, or possibly even syringes to apply thermal paste onto his CPU, like the package described, xQc was not running the risk of getting sick or injured via the sharp objects.

“No, they’re not, they’re real syringes, what the f**k man. That’s f**king scary dude, don’t do sh*t like that. I know that I sound like a fucking p*ssy but that’s f**king ruined… f**k man.”

He brought in fellow streamer Adept to help him deal with the package, then asked his chat whether he was going to be safe after touching the bag.

“Chat, I hate to ask, but you saw how I opened it right? Like very carefully? Nothing could have happened right? It didn’t poke me, they were hard sealed.

“F**k, my heart’s racing dude. I’m not a p*ssy dude, it’s just weird, that sh*t can be life-threatening. That’s not funny, it’s not even half-funny, not a little bit.

After calming himself down, xQc told his viewers that he was going to report the sender to police, with the package allegedly having a return-to-sender address on the back. “I’m going to call the police, of course, I’m going to report it,” he said.

xQc did end up opening the rest of his fan package without another hitch, although the mood was definitely killed by the scary experience earlier on in the stream.

Most importantly though, the streamer is safe, if a bit shaken by the experience, and he will be a bit more careful with handling what his fans sent him.

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How to watch the TikTok Room Awards: Nominees, results & more

Published: 28/Nov/2020 16:01

by Charlotte Colombo

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Popular drama page TikTok Room delighted its 1.8 million followers this week when, on November 25, they announced on their Instagram that they would be hosting their very own awards show!

The post also announced that voting would be on Friday 27 November, with the awards then streaming tonight on Saturday 28 November.

Details surrounding what the award categories were was initially vague, with the account teasing more information throughout the week before opening the polls on Friday for fans to vote for some of their favorite TikTokers in various categories.

Despite the categories remaining unclear prior to voting being open, that didn’t stop some of TikTok’s biggest stars endorsing the awards and encouraging fans to vote for them.

Among other famous faces like Skai Jackson, Nessa Barrett, and Jacob Sartorius, Sway House star Bryce Hall endorsed the awards in a video, joking that he was probably nominated in the “most problematic” category, while Charli D’Amelio, who recently reached 100k followers on the TikTok, told her fans that “there is a special award show on Sunday” and encouraged them all to vote.

Although some fans found that there was difficulty submitting their votes – with TikTok Room explaining in an Instagram post that this was due to heavy traffic on the form- by the time the polls were closed, TikTok Room announced that over 500,000 votes were cast after teasing fans earlier that day with just how close some of the categories were.

What are the categories?

The TikTok Room awards consists of 28 categories in total, and are as follows:

  • Most active with fans
  • Best couple
  • Best makeup
  • Most positive
  • Best style (male)
  • Best style (female)
  • Best ship
  • Best dancer (male)
  • Best dancer (female)
  • Best fandom
  • Funniest TikToker/ collab
  • Best diss track
  • Least problematic (male)
  • Least problematic (female)
  • Best role model
  • Best group/duo
  • Kindest TikToker
  • Best dance creator
  • Best song
  • Most talented musician
  • Most achieved (male)
  • Most achieved (female)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (male)
  • Favourite TikToker/ Influencer (female)
  • Best clapbacks/ comebacks
  • Best YouTuber
  • Best hair
  • Best house

The running order of these categories is not yet clear.

When do the TikTok Room awards start?

While the awards themselves start at 8pm Eastern Standard Time, TikTok Room have announced that there will be a pre-show from 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

It isn’t quite certain how exactly the awards will be broadcast, although TikTok Room did confirm to a fan in the comments section that they would be posting the results on their Instagram page throughout the night.

So, to watch the awards, your best bet is to keep an eye on TikTok Room’s Instagram account!