Twitch star Pokimane has poked fun at the ongoing speculations about who the mysterious man in her life is.
Before Pokimane decided to pursue a social media career, she was studying chemical engineering at McMaster University.
Imane, who was born in Morocco and currently lives in Los Angeles, has gained huge popularity as a Twitch streamer and YouTuber.
She recently celebrated surpassing 5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel with a special Q&A.
Many of her followers were hoping that she might reveal if she’s dating someone, and this week the hashtag #pokimaneboyfriend has created a lot of buzz on Twitter.
#pokimaneboyfriend goes viral
That’s not the first time when Pokimane’s personal life has become a subject of speculations and long Twitter threads.
However, it appears the hashtag #pokimaneboyfriend has gone viral following a video from fellow YouTube star ‘LeafyIsHere’.
And of course, it didn’t take long for Twitter users to flood the internet with loads of speculations, once again questioning her relationship status.
Pokimane jokes about her mysterious man
The viral hashtag got Pokimane’s attention as well and she responded in the most hilarious way.
Poking fun at the trending hashtag, the Twitch star shared a selfie in front of a mirror alongside a cardboard cutout of former US president Barack Obama.
She tweeted: “it’s time to come clean.. #pokimaneboyfriend.”
In her YouTube video ‘Answering Very Personal Questions’, Pokimane explained that she likes to keep her personal life to herself. And she has said that many times in the past.
“Ever since I started streaming at 17, I kind of made the rule of not really talking about my private life publicly,” she said. “I think that’s because I understood that, you know between the ages of 17 to 23-24, I’m bound to meet different people, get into different relationships, experience heartbreak.
“And I kind of decided that I’d rather experience those things privately and deal with them privately because I feel like that allows me to truly have the experience without the pressures or judgements of people online.”
If you search for #pokimaneboyfriend on Twitter, you’ll come across thousands of tweets from Pokimane’s fans.
Similar to Pokimane, many have also reacted with memes and funny images, poking fun at the whole viral trend.