UPDATE: The individual featured in this article has now been banned by Twitter.
A YouTuber who licked a public toilet seat to “raise awareness” of coronavirus now claims he has tested positive for coronavirus.
Who could have seen that coming?
Shawn Mendes posted a video to Twitter where he licks a brown substance, believed to be foundation, from the toilet seat before saying, “coronavirus challenge.”
RT to spread awareness for the Coronavirus 🙂 pic.twitter.com/HNLx7fPhC0
— LARZ (@GAYSHAWNMENDES) March 21, 2020
The clip quickly went viral and has received well over 5 million views.
“Man, these people will do anything for clout. Clout is a disease,” responded one Twitter user.
The day after he posted the toilet video, Mendes tweeted another clip of himself sat in what appears to be a hospital bed.
A YouTuber who licked a public toilet seat to “raise awareness” of coronavirus now claims he has tested positive for coronavirus.t.co/qOpFiLV6rw
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) March 23, 2020