A TikTok star with 14 million followers is being slammed for destroying his girlfriend’s automotive whereas gifting her a $130,000 improve — all for a ‘humorous’ video.
Earlier this week, 20-year-old Alex Warren from Carlsbad, California uploaded a video of himself operating over an previous Toyota Camry with a Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV — then telling his girlfriend, Kouvr Annon, that the expensive G-Wagon was hers to maintain.
The video has already been considered 8.3 million instances and earned 2.7 million likes, however some critics are calling out Alex for being wasteful when there are such a lot of folks in want.
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Crushed: Alex Warren, 20, filmed himself operating over girlfriend Koubr Annon’s previous Toyota Camry with a Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV – costs for which begin at $130,000
Viral: The video has already been considered 8.3 million instances and earned 2.7 million likes
Destruction: Alex (pictured) destroys the automotive on digicam, operating over the entrance with the Benz
A multitude: His pal then throws issues like rocks on the automotive, smashing the home windows
Why? His girlfriend appears unhappy and confused when she sees the outcomes
The ‘prank’ video reveals Alex and a male pal destroying 20-year-old Kouvr’s previous automotive after which shocking her with the wreckage.
When the clip begins, Alex is elevated within the Mercedes SUV, going through Kouvr’s Camry head-on. He then accelerates and drives over the hood of her automotive, all of the whereas laughing on the harm he’s doing.
He then brings Kouvr out blindfolded to indicate her what he is completed.
‘You understand how you might have that Camry that you simply by no means drive?’ he asks her.
He then reveals the ruined automotive in entrance of her, cracking up and leaving Kouvr with a shocked expression and a wrinkled brow.
As she appears on, upset, Alex’s pal screams and throws a rock into the again window, shattering it.
No worries: Alex then tells her that the SUV is now in her title
For clout: Alex has 14 million followers on TikTok, the place he shared the ‘prank’ video
The 20-year-olds appear to have sufficient cash to purchase new vehicles and destroy their previous ones
Kouvr appears much more upset and confused — however then Alex shares the second shock.
‘The rationale I did it is because the G-Wagon is now in your title, and that’s now your automotive,’ he tells her.
‘Why would you do this?’ Kouvr asks him.
‘Trigger it is your dream automotive!’ he replies, as his pal throws bricks on the automotive to destroy it futher.
Alex appeared to assume that viewers would discover it as hilarious as he did — and hundreds of thousands clearly did. However many commenters have additionally slammed him for being egocentric and infantile.
‘You may simply promote the automotive as a substitute of destroying it,’ wrote one.
‘Y’all wealthy as hell. When you guys don’t need it possibly repair it and donate it?’ urged one other.
Wasteful: The video has 2.7 million likes, however some commenters are calling them wasteful, saying they need to have donated the automotive in the event that they did not want it
No matter, man: Alex insists that it was OK as a result of the automotive was damaged and would have price extra to restore than it was value
‘I am in such disbelief… you would have fastened the automotive after which offered it to somebody who wants it…’ stated one other.
A number of others made comparable ideas, calling him ‘ungrateful’ and complaining, ‘Okay everyone knows u guys are wealthy however that was positively not essential.
‘I want I had the cash to destroy completely good vehicles. Simply consider a few of the folks that really want them,’ another chimed in.
One stated that even when the automotive did not work, it wasn’t his place to destroy her property.
‘It is like destroying somebody’s stuffed animal and giving them a brand new, higher one. Nice that is cool, however you do not know what that meant to somebody.’
Alex has since fired again at critics, writing: ‘FOR ANYONE COMMENTING — It is a automotive she purchased and it broke after a yr. The fee in restore was greater than it was value.’