Big Names of the Online Gaming Community Chime in on the ‘Yanny or Laurel’ Debate – Ft. Nadeshot, OpTic Scump, KEEMSTAR, and more!

Albert Petrosyan

Every so often, a phenomenon captures the spotlight of the internet in a massive way, leading to large-scale discussions and disagreements.

Currently, that phenomenon is the “Yanny or Laurel?” audio clip, which has captured the attention of millions of users of social media.

The “Yanny or Laurel?” audio file is a one-word snippet of recorded audio which the listener must decide whether the voice is saying the word “Yanny” or “Laurel.”


This has seemingly divided the social media population into two, with one side claiming that they hear one word while the other side hearing the other.

Celebrities, athletes, politicians, and, yes, big names within the online gaming community, have all chimed in on what they believe is being said the audio file.

Here are tweets from some of the most prominent members of the onling gaming and content creation community about the “Yanny or Laurel” phenomenon.

About The Author

Albert is a former esports and gaming writer, focused particularly on Call of Duty and content creators. Spending over three years at Dexerto, Albert eventually now works with streamer NICKMERCS and the MFAM group. You can find Albert @AlbertoRavioli on Twitter.