Can an animated character die? Well, social media users have a lot to say about Crazy Frog aka The Annoying Thing, who died and came back to life over the weekend.
“Crazy Frog dead” became the latest trend on Twitter as fans of the popular CGI character saw him declared dead on a fansite.
Now, social media users have come up with some of the funniest stories to explain Crazy Frog’s supposed death and rebirth.
How the Crazy Frog Dead trend started
Crazy Frog may not be real, but people really sympathize with him.
A large number of Twitter users have engaged in conversations about Crazy Frog following a tweet from the @CrazyFrogInfo account on April 17th.
The tweet read: “Crazy Frog died.”
The following post Office said, “Will continue with updates if/when I get confirmation.”
The trend picked up steam when the official Crazy Frog grip arrived answered to the original post. “I don’t think so,” read the tweet, letting fans know it’s very much alive.
This isn’t the first time Crazy Frog has been presumed dead. The Twitter account behind the latest tweet had claims “Crazy Frog has died” in another tweet dated June 22, 2021.
So fans quickly realized that the same joke was being repeated about a year later.
The rebirth of the Annoying Thing leads to hilarious tweets
The running joke on Twitter is backed up by hilarious theories as Crazy Frog’s fans celebrate his rebirth, despite the fact that the CGI character was never actually dead or ever can die.
We think Crazy Frog is incredibly funny, but these tweets below might be a little funnier.
A Twitter user, funnily enough wrote: “Yes, he was just arrested by INTERPOL, it’s okay. Crazy Frog just lied that he was dead. Do not know why.”
“Three days later, Crazy Frog rose from the dead,” another joked.
A tweeted: “Thank God you’re not dead, it’s an Easter miracle”
“I thought they shot you for tax evasion,” was a hilarious theory of one Twitter User.
Another fan tweeted: “Breaking news: Crazyfrog found dead – foul play suspected12”
“Crazy Frog was shot dead in a gang shooting in Miami” joked Another.
Who created the Spanish CGI?
Crazy Frog was created in 2003 by actor and playwright Erik Wernquist.
The character gained worldwide fame with its cover of Axel F. The following single, Popcornwas also a worldwide chart success.
The character inspired several more songs and a range of merchandise and toys over the years.
A single called tricky was released on December 10, 2021 after a 13-year hiatus. The official video has racked up over 36 million views at the time of writing.
https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/04/18/crazy-frog-dead/ The “Crazy Frog Dead” trend on Twitter is funnier than the CGI itself