We might quickly see a partnership in between 2 of the greatest troll-loving characters on the web: Tesla CEO Elon Musk and YouTuber PewDiePie.
Musk, whose previous tweets have actually landed him in significant legal difficulty and likewise at the top of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s preferred list of tweeters, stated on Monday night that he had actually simply tape-recorded a sector for “ Meme Evaluation,” a repeating video series that PewDiePie hosts on YouTube.
This isn’t the very first time Musk and PewDiePie have actually engaged on Twitter. Musk initially drifted the concept of hosting PewDiePie’s meme-focused program in a January tweet.
PewDiePie himself reacted and welcomed Musk to host an episode of Meme Evaluation. At the time, nevertheless, it was difficult to evaluate whether Musk would really make a look as visitor host or whether it would end up being an intricate giant, or something he ‘d like to do however his hectic schedule would not enable. A video from early February didn’t appear to offer fans much hope, as PewDiePie stated they would need to wait up until “the next centuries” for Musk to make a look.
In a series of back-and-forth messages, Musk provided a reason a couple of weeks later on regarding why he wasn’t able to host (he was just recently in Norway), and PewDiePie appeared to comprehend, however it seemed like the legend may be over.
However Musk was back with an upgrade a week later on, stating in a tweet Monday that he tape-recorded the program with “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland. Company Expert has actually connected to PewDiePie in an effort to validate that Musk and Roiland will host an approaching episode of Meme evaluation, however have yet to hear back.
PewDiePie is combating to keep his crown as the most popular YouTuber on the planet
In between Musk’s Twitter following and PewDiePie’s YouTube customers, the 2 have actually an integrated 110 million fans. While both have actually grown their audiences and fanbases substantially through their usage of social networks, it’s likewise landed them both in severe difficulty prior to too.
Musk is understood for an active existence on Twitter, where he’s exposed breaking news about his business, encountered prominent figures, and sent “incorrect and deceptive declarations” that landed him in significant difficulty with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
On the other hand, PewDiePie runs the most popular YouTube channel on the planet, with more than 86 million customers. PewDiePie, whose genuine name is Felix Kjellberg, has a history of making offending remarks in his videos. His actions resulted in YouTube cancelling a season of his initial series set to air on YouTube Premium.
Yet PewDiePie has actually seen his customer base spike by 700% over the last couple of months. The enormous increase in customers can be credited to PewDiePie’s quote to keep his function as YouTube’s most-subscribed-to channel, a title he’s been in jeopardy of losing to Bollywood music channel T-Series.
Given that the race in between the 2 popular channels taken place, PewDiePie has actually discovered aid from fans and fellow YouTubers that desire the star to keep his crown. A hacker changed a page on The Wall Street Journal’s site to state the paper was supporting PewDiePie and individuals need to subscribe. Numerous countless printers internationally printed messages in assistance of him. As numerous as 5,000 wise Televisions and Chromecast gadgets were hacked and revealed messages motivating individuals to register for PewDiePie.
A YouTuber with countless customers himself has actually likewise been greatly promoting PewDiePie. Jimmy Donaldson, much better referred to as Mr Monster, bought radio advertisements and signboards promoting PewDiePie, and even appeared in a stunt supporting the YouTuber at this year’s Super Bowl
On Twitter, Donaldson has actually likewise engaged with Musk, and attempted to enhance the concept of having him on PewDiePie’s channel. He stated that in return for Musk appearing on PewDiePie’s video, he would pay him $5 and likewise purchase a Tesla.
Since Tuesday afternoon, PewDiePie held the lead above T-Series by around 15,000 customers, according to Social Blade
With such a little space, Musk might have shot his episode of Meme Evaluation in the nick of time.