December 9, 2016


PewDiePie Deletes His YouTube Channel...Kinda

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John Lamparski/Getty Images

YouTube's most popular personality, PewDiePie, has been watching his subscriber count rise since his beginnings on the site over six years ago. On Thursday, he saw that number reach 50 million. And naturally, as gimmicks on social media go, he promised to pull an unexpected stunt to celebrate.

The Swedish vlogger, born Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, promised to delete his account on Friday. Of course, drama ensued, fans speculated, media headlined, etc. 

However, when it came time to do the deed, PewDiePie trolled us all.

PewDiePie, who's also a YouTube Red collaborator with his own series, Scare PewDiePie, deleted his account. His second, less successful account, that is.

The flagship PewDiePie channel still stands. Gotcha!

Watch the shenanigans below:

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