“Star Wars” actor John Boyega was left confused after he turned the goal of an online fake proposal.
The 28-year-old actor, who appeared in three of the newest “Star Wars” motion pictures, took to Twitter on Wednesday to joke with individuals after he began to see messages online about him being engaged. It seems a younger lady shared a video of herself exhibiting off her physique and proposing to the actor. Somebody on the social media platform made a convincing sufficient dupe profile and accepted her proposal.
“Pls why is the TL saying I’ve just accepted marriage proposal? Lol I’m here minding my own business oo,” the actor tweeted Wednesday.
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Followers started to poke enjoyable on the state of affairs by sharing gifs and pictures of brides being left on the altar. One image confirmed Homer Simpson in a marriage gown eagerly awaiting his groom.
“Nah I’m outta here! 😩😩😂😂 jehovah be with you all !” the star tweeted in response.
He reacted with a slew of crying-laughing face emojis to a different.
Taking the state of affairs in stride, Boyega joked that the online group has turn out to be similar to his dad and mom, pestering him to get engaged.
“Nah the TL has become my Nigerian parents today 😂😂😂 pls pls let me fulfill purpose before you all kill me,” he wrote.
Later within the day he gave a barely extra detailed rationalization of the state of affairs, writing: “So someone faked a response from me and I’m being beaten for it 😂😂😂😂 Twitter is f—ed up.”
When he seen one other consumer additionally accepting the girl’s proposal, he joked that individuals pretending to him may at the very least do him the courtesy of being a bit extra easy.
“What kind of corny response is this ? At least if you’re pretending to be me…add sauce to your approach na,” he wrote.
The star concluded his ideas on the state of affairs by flippantly rebuking those that fell for the dummy account.
“Nah all of you that were convinced by the fake profile come and beg me,” he wrote.
The original video, posted by a fan with the Twitter deal with @quakerraina, exhibits her talking on to digital camera earlier than exhibiting off her facet profile.
“Um, this video is for John Boyega… John, if you’re watching this, um… I”m 5’7” and I’ve plenty of free time.” she says within the video.
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Within the accompanying tweet, she notes that she “never had braces” and “can learn how to cook.”
The lighthearted viral second got here weeks after the actor joined protesters in London’s Hyde Park to point out his help for the Black Lives Matter motion, delivering a strong speech and noting he may very well be risking his profession for sharing his views.
“Black lives have always mattered. We have always been important. We have always meant something,” he mentioned in footage captured by the Evening Standard. “We’ve at all times succeeded regardless. And now could be the time. I ain’t ready.
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“Look, I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this, but f— that,” the outlet experiences he mentioned. “Today is about innocent people who were halfway through their process. We don’t know what George Floyd could have achieved, we don’t know what Sandra Bland could have achieved, but today we’re going to make sure that won’t be an alien thought to our young ones.”