The world of online “challenges” can at times be insanely bizarre. One so called influencer does something wild or wacky and it turns into a “challenge” and other aspiring social media icons repeat the behavior, usually with the cameras rolling, in order to gain their 10 seconds of fame.
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Given the current state of the world in the grips in the COVID-19 pandemic, it was almost inevitable that there would be a coronavirus challenge, and the internet did not disappoint. Somehow the coronavirus challenge morphed into influencers licking public toilet seats (we know, super gross).
Now, at least one ifluencer has already tested positive for COVID-19 just days after completing the challenge.
Of course, it’s nearly impossible to determine if the illness was directly caused by the toilet seat, but it is clear that a blatant disregard for health and public safety likely played at least some roll.
The account has since been suspended, but not before screenshots and video downloads were made:
Video can be found below: