With over 6.4 million views on a YouTube video titled ‘Squid Game vs. MrBeast – Rap Battle!‘, you may have heard about the fake MrBeast situation. But it was only recently that the real and fake MrBeasts met each other in person, further boosting a certain YouTube personality’s popularity. In this article, we will briefly introduce you to Skitzy, but who exactly is he, and why is he famous? Keep reading to find out more!

Who is Skitzy?

Over a week ago, the Internet and YouTube community blew up when MrBeast met up with a man named Skitzy. For some, this may have been a very out-of-the-blue collaboration. But to give you some background, Skitzy is known for playing the role of Fake MrBeast in a rap battle video uploaded to the Freshy Kanal YouTube Channel.

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Image Courtesy of Skitzy via Twitter
  • As of writing, there are over 6.4 million views on the rap battle video featuring Skitzy. In the year-old video, he impersonates MrBeast and dishes out rhymes and bars related to the past historic Squid Game event hosted by MrBeast.
  • For those of you who don’t know, MrBeast is known for his quirky and out-of-this-world challenges. Despite the fact that these challenges might seem impossible or outrageous, a lot of his fans still tune in. On the line are thousands or even a million dollars, which makes people all the more excited for MrBeast’s challenges.
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Why is he famous?

Although Skitzy has built an impressive following over the years, he’s riding on the coattails of fame after his meet-up with the King of YouTube. Both Skitzy and MrBeast took to social media to hype each other up, with the former trying to make the most out of his instant fame.

Aside from starring in the rap battles, Skitzy is rising to popularity now that more of MrBeast’s fans are discovering him. It’s understandable that netizens are enthralled by Skitzy due to his striking resemblance with MrBeast.

But MrBeast isn’t the only one Skitzy is impersonating. He also has impersonations of other internet personalities uploaded on his YouTube channel. Despite his acts taking digs at the inspiration behind them, MrBeast holds no grudges towards Skitzy. In fact, the YouTuber also helped Skitzy by gifting him Feastables and simply promoting Skitzy’s work to his followers.

As of writing, Skitzy’s personal YouTube channel has over 98 thousand subscribers. It seems he has struck gold with being the Fake MrBeast. Hopefully, there is a lot more in store for someone as talented as Skitzy.

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