The famous TikTok lady you see acting like computer game characters on “LIVE” says she isn’t trying to trick anyone into thinking she isn’t Black … despite claims of critics and some visual evidence.
We got internet sensation Pinkydoll at LAX Tuesday, where we asked what she made of people being demonstrably shocked over her appearance onstage at the recent Streamy awards … where she did her whole “NPC” shtick while presenting an award.
If you’re unfamiliar … it’s a big fad on TikTok, and other live-streaming apps, where hosts repeat silly catchphrases and mimic a non-player character from video games — something gamers apparently LOVE watching, so much so, they send her digital gifts and money!
Pinkydoll is easily the most recognizable face in that world lately … but, as you can see here on camera, she’s a dark-skinned African-American woman — and looks quite different from how she usually does on her NPC livestreams, where her skin’s much lighter.
Twitter was perplexed to see Pinkydoll is actually darker in the flesh … and some accused her of trying to purposely bait people into thinking she’s some race other than Black.
She’s strongly denying that, though, telling our camera guy she’s proud of her melanin — and she offers an explanation for the obvious skin tone difference. Now, whether you buy it … that’s up to you.
One thing that isn’t debatable is Pinkydoll’s NPC personality is bleeding over into real life … watch the video, ’cause it feels like we were talking to a bit of a robot in person.
With that said, she makes clear this profession is paying the bills and then some — and she’s gonna keep doing her thing, even though a ton of wannabes are hopping on her bandwagon.
Mmmm, ice cream … thanks for the roses! 😋
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