While jesting about joining a deadly terrorist group is usually laugh-a-minute stuff, Twitter obviously decided that wasn’t the case – but how did all this weirdness start?
Soon after, an account parodying Sky News claimed that PewDiePie lost his verification because of ‘suspected relations with ISIS’.
As a result of that article, the YouTuber thought it’d be funny to reference the claims in a tweet, ‘confirming’ that he and fellow YouTuber JackSepticEye had indeed gone over to ISIS.
PewDiePie explained all the recent madness himself in a new video, which you can watch below. In it, he confirms that everything is fine, and that perhaps social media is getting out of hand.
I’m fairly certain social media is making us all retarded. Yesterday, Twitter went full retard.
Instead of a blue checkmark, PewDiePie now has an image of a globe next to his name and all his tweets – something he also suggests his followers should get.