In the greatest YouTube battle ever, PewDiePie versus T-Series, many people sided with PewDiePie and did crazy things to make sure he stays on top. Here are 10 crazy people who saved PewDiePie from T-Series:
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1. Mr. Beast
PewDiePie struggles to hold the number one spot on YouTube. But there is one PewDiePie fan that really won’t let him go down without a fight: Jimmy Donaldson, aka ‘MrBeast,’ who purchased space on every billboard in his town to promote PewDiePie’s YouTube channel and keep him Number 1. MrBeast also went to the Superbowl he gathered four mates and showed their t-shirts with the text ‘Sub 2 PewDiePie’ on them.
2. Justin Roberts
Logan and Jake Paul’s team 10 member Justin Roberts went and bought Pewdiepie a billboard in New York’s Times Square. This billboard is one of the largest ad faces in this city and is right next to where the giant ball drops every New Year’s Eve. The message on the board was Pewdiepie’s face with the text “keep Pewdiepie on number one YouTube” and “Subscribe now”.
3. Elon Musk and Justin Roiland
This one is crazy, simply because one of the most high-profile people in the world has sided with PewDiePie against t-series. So has Justin Roiland, one of the creators of the cartoon Rick and Morty. Both celebrities hosted a segment of PewDiePie’s series Meme Review.
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4. Patrick Adair
Patrick adair is a designer and youtuber who created a ring that asks users nearby to unsubscribe from T-series and subscribe to PewDiePie.
5. Day by Dave
YouTuber ‘Day by Dave,’ paid actual celebrities via the ‘Cameo’ website in the hopes that their endorsement would help PewDiePie beat out his Bollywood nemesis. Day by Dave’s expensive experiment saw support the likes of ‘Mark’s’ actor Greg Sestero from Tommy Wiseau’s infamous film, ‘The Room,’ as well as WWE Super Star ‘The Great Khali,’ and ‘Harry Potter’s’ very own ‘Percy Weasley.’
6. Saiman Says
The push has even spread to India, where YouTuber Saiman Says also purchased billboards around Mumbai to help Kjellberg. “For the sake of YouTube, please subscribe to PewDiePie, because if you subscribe to PewDiePie, you are saving YouTube,” Saiman pleads to random strangers.
Youtuber and musician Davie504 helped PewDiePie by playing PewDiePie´s diss track Bitch Lasagna in front of the T-Series headquarters in India. Davie504 also did a livestream in which he played Bitch Lasagna for 10 hours straight.
The unknown hacker going by the name of TheHackerGiraffe hacked 50.000 insecure printers. Giraffe did no actual harm by hacking the printers, he just made them print a message which asked people to subscribe to pewdiepie.
dozens of Nest Cameras were compromised by a hacker under the pseudonym “SydeFX” using credential stuffing, who spoke to victims through the cameras, demanding they subscribe to PewDiePie.
Jacksepticeye did a live stream telling his viewers to subscribe to PewDiePie’s channel. He jokingly threatened to delete his channel if T-Series surpasses PewDiePie.