- Nigerian comedian Josh2funny has set the records straight about who created the Don't Leave Me challenge
- Josh2funny told Legit.ng that he and his hype man created the challenge on Tuesday, March 24
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Nigerian comedian Josh Alfred has come out to let the world know that he created the #Don'tLeaveMe challenge. Josh made the clarification on an exclusive interview with Legit.ng.
According to the funnyman, the first video that started the trend came from him. He stated that it was posted on his social media page on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
The #Don'tLeaveMe challenge is about playing with words added with a little drama. After playing a word, a person who is like a hype man tells the word player not to leave them.
Since this challenge surfaced on social media, many people have hailed Josh about his creativity. However, some people have tried to lay claim on the creation of the challenge.
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Reacting to people laying claims on the challenge, Josh set the records straight.
"I created the #Don'tLeaveMe not pun itself. So, if you've been doing pun, you can't come out and say you created the challenge. The first video was posted on March 24th and Kreb (his hype man) shouted don't leave me and that was it. All I can do is state the fact and the obvious. Let everybody know what they want to know," he said.
The challenge has now gone viral, so much that it has been reported on some international websites.
Also on Tuesday, June 23, the challenge garnered over 340m views on video-sharing social networking service, TikTok.
Watch his interview with Legit.ng below:
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that comedian Josh2funny shared a funny WhatsApp conversation with his father over a photo.
According to the Whatsapp photo, Josh2funny had visited his barber to have a haircut and he captured the moment. The photo showed the moment the comedian's barber placed both hands on him as he applied cream on his head for a shiny effect.
After sighting the photo, the protective father told his son to mind who touches his head because of his glory.
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