Internet is full of hoaxes and fake news. Seeing a piece of breaking news or watching a viral video, only tells you a part of the truth behind it. And mostly some of the videos and news revolving around the social media platforms are fake.
Celebrities are the prime victim of these types of fake news. Whether it is a story of some celebrity getting in a row with the movie’s director or the news of someone dying a brutal death, while they are absolutely well and alive, the internet can spin a lot of fake news for popularity.
A similar incident happened with the ‘Deez Nuts’ guy, when a video of him went viral, reporting him to be dead. This fake news circulated the social media for a few days before the confirmation of the ‘Deez Nuts’ guy being well and alive.
Who is Deez Nuts Guy?
Deez Nuts guy is also known as Welven Da Great on the internet, is a social media star that rose to fame when in 2015 one of his videos went viral on Instagram. In this short video of 15 seconds. Welven Da Great was grooving to the beat of Dr Dre’s song ‘Deeeez Nuuuts’ from his first album, The Chronicles.
Hence, Welven Da Great got his name as ‘Deez Nuts’ Guy from the popularity he gained from his viral video. Some other videos of him that maintained his image as a viral social media star on Instagram are ‘Got ‘Em’ and ‘Who Don’t Get No Bitches’.
He rose to fame from the platform of Instagram and had a huge number of followers on Instagram with over 1 million followers. Though his previous Instagram account got hacked and he had to start gathering his followers from the start. Still, his current Instagram profile has thousands of fans and followers.
Welven Da Great Early Life
Welven Da Great’s real name is Welven Harris. He was on May 31st, 1988 in Long Beach, California. He was raised by his aunt. Due to some health problems, he was always being bullied at school as a kid. In one of his interviews, he also mentions hating to grow up as a medically disturbed child.
He stands at 5ft 5in, but his fans comment that he visually appears taller in his videos. He is unmarried but has a huge number of female fans and followers. He is currently leading his life as an Instagram star and has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million.
Fake News About Deez Nuts Guy Dead
Recently, a video went viral on the internet which made the people wonder ‘What happened to the Deez Nuts guy?’. It was because the viral video reportedly informs about Deez Nuts guy being dead. But this new revolving around the internet proved to be fake and only a rumour.
This is not the first time that the rumours of Deez nuts guy dead news have surfaced on the internet. In fact, this fake news has been on the internet for around two or three times, which all proved to be fake news.
Deez Nuts Bassist
While the term ‘Deez Nuts’ is being associated with Welven Da Great or Welven Harris, it is also the name of an Australian Punk band. The news of the Deez Nuts guy being dead may have surfaced on the internet because of the confusion.
Recently, the lead bass guitarist of the band Deez Nuts, Sean Kennedy was announced dead at the age of 35. The reported death of the bassist of the band ‘Deez Nuts’ and hoax news of Welven Da Great being dead maybe just a fabrication of confusion with the similar names they both are popular for.
So, the bottom line is to always try to verify the news you receive from the internet and look for the authenticity of the news before believing in it.
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