How did Waffler69 die? Social media star who was famous for eating bizzare food dies at 33
BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Social media star Waffler69 died at the of 33 on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. He was famous for eating bizarre and unique food and sharing the same as short videos across social media platforms. The content creator was also popular as Wafffler 69 on TikTok.
According to Daily Mail, the content creator had been making videos across social media platforms, including TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube. He posted his last video a few hours before his death where he can be seen dipping a big fruit loop in milk.
Who is Waffler 69?
Waffler 69, also known as Taylor, had 1.7 million followers and 32.8 million likes across his videos on TikTok. On Instagram, he had more than 100K followers and on YouTube, he had over 17K subscribers, reported Distractify. Waffler's content primarily consisted of finding and eating some of the most bizarre snacks and fast food one could find. In recent times, he was seen trying food items such as watermelon toast, Tapatio Ramen soup, etc. Waffler also owned a merchandise store called Wafflerhouse where he sold T-shirts and other clothing.
How did he become popular?
Waffler became popular initially for posting videos from different fast food joints. He also had a huge fan base for giving spot reviews and consuming even boxes of old cereals. The influencer also shot to fame for consuming food like a canned cheeseburger. Meanwhile, in some of the videos, he could be seen eating expired foods. For example, the video of him consuming officially licensed cereal that originally came out in 1989 to promote Tim Burton's 'Batman' movie was a huge hit. His older videos saw him making meals from the food he purchased at Dollar Tree which got him famous. Waffler also used unique retro VHS tapes and DVDs that would appear in his videos, reported Game Rant.
How did Waffler69 die?
Waffler69's brother, Clayton who is known as Claydorm on TikTok, revealed the news of his death to the world. In a video, Clayton stated that Waffler began experiencing discomfort and called his mother. Later, the social media star dialed the ambulance and was rushed to the hospital where the influencer died at 10 pm on Wednesday, January 11, due to a "presumed heart attack." His father and grandfather had genetic heart problems, as per Clayton, reported TMZ. He stated that Waffler69 "loved making people happy" and hopes that people still find enjoyment in his videos. "Keep him alive. He loved making people happy," said Clayton.
A GoFundMe campaign has been started to meet his funeral expenses. The campaign note stated, "Hey guys, this is Clayton, Taylor's brother. Im not sure what im doing. My mother has paid the creamation which was 1500. Im not really sure how much i should be asking for let alone SHOULD be asking anyone of anything. If he has touched your heart in someway, Me and my family would appreciate it."
Further, it added an update, "UPDATE: I wanted to have some clarity. This Gofundme is mainly to help compensate my mother who had to pay for my brother's cremation. as well as the medical expenses. anything extra im gonna give to my mom and try to help the grieving process as much as possible. This has been insane to see how many people truly loved my brother besides my small circle of family. thank you so much. "