A 21-year-old influencer who recorded himself licking a toilet bowl for the “Coronavirus Challenge” on TikTok has now been hospitalized with COVID-19.
Larz, who is from California, participated in the online craze that emulated the likes of the “Tide Pod Challenge”. Different members chose to chance getting sick by licking things, for example, ice cream in general stores and other products.
In a currently deleted tweet, the 21-year-old revealed that he had gotten the infection, stating: “I tested positive for Coronavirus.”
The revelation was accompanied by an image of him in an emergency clinic bed. A scene which is a world away from his toilet licking video, which he posted five days ago on TikTok with the caption: “RT (retweet) to spread awareness for the Coronavirus.”
Larz’ video was an imitation of a video posted before from Tik Tok, by Ava Louise, who filmed herself licking a plane toilet seat.