TikTok star Rory Teasley’s last post was about getting old before boyfriend killed him
Rory Teasley, more famous as 2pump4tv due to his social media pages, had shared a light-hearted video on his TikTok account the day he was allegedly killed by his boyfriend. Teasley was 28 when he was found unconscious by cops inside an apartment in Pontiac, Michigan last Thursday night, January 6. Docquen Jovo Watkins reportedly choked him to death over a video game argument. The social media influencer was declared dead at a hospital after being taken there by the cops.
After Teasley's death, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said, “We see far too often across the country these days when people resort to violence over trivial and insignificant disagreements. There is never a reason where violence is acceptable over a disagreement. Those who do so will be held accountable.”
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Teasley, who had a following of more than 218,000 people on TikTok, was famous for sharing hilarious videos as well as dance performances mixed with comedy. He also had a strong base on Instagram with 65.7k followers. His bio read, “Everybody Gay Bestfriend RORY,” along with “International Twerk Instructor,” and “Comedian”.
His last TikTok post was shared on January 6 in which he parodied the pain of getting old. The clip showed him “struggling” getting off the sofa before he put his hand on his back. He wrote over the video, “Approaching 30 Be Like…” and captioned it as “Getting old a MF (sic).” The post has garnered more than 3,300 likes. Besides, Teasley also had a YouTube page with 11,000 subscribers. There he used to share videos of trending challenges, reaction content, and more.
Meanwhile, Teasley’s 31-year-old boyfriend has been taken into custody and charged with homicide. He is expected to appear in court for a probable cause conference on January 18.
A number of people have paid their tributes to the TikTok star. Commenting below one of his Instagram posts, a social media influencer Prince Pierre wrote, “Omgggg 😔😔😔 Rest In Peace Rory! U were such a sweet soul.” A user commented, “Rest In Power to one of my favorite ig twerking friends. Grateful for the shows you put on down here. I know heaven is about to go up as well. You will truly be missed.” The second one said, “Love you so much friend❤️ I’m going to miss our talks and Ki’s 😢 wow , who gone teach me out to twirl it now 😩😩 , you were an amazing person , humble and you was determined , we love you Rory ❤️ , FLY HIGH.”
A comment read, “We was just hanging New Year Eve 😢 please don’t tell me this is true.” Another comment stated, “MY BROTHER !!! I love you so much !! I’m so glad we got to bring in the new year shaking and having a great time together !!! Love you to life❤️❤️❤️.” “Awww I remember him from bigo. rest in heaven🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾❤️ he was so full of joy n laughter. I’m so sorry this happened to you , so SADDD😞 prayers for the family,” a fan added.