Skibidi Toilet (Picture: YouTube)
An angry parent came across Skibidi Toilet on YouTube and now wants it blocked, because it ‘has detrimental effect on children’.
Perhaps the strangest thing to happen so far in 2024 is that popular YouTube series Skibidi Toilet – a show about a head on top of a toilet – is under Russian investigation.
The year is still young, but the an over-the-top animated series about a war between human toilets and other strange creatures could be blocked… legally speaking.
Skibidi Toilet has been the bane of parents around the world for a while now, but many won’t realise that it was created by Alexey Gerasimov who lives and works in Georgia, and so the dangers of a Russian investigation are very real.
According to Russian news site IA Regnum, it has been told that a Moscow resident filed a complaint against the show on January 12.
The person who filed the complaint found their son obsessed with the show, and decided to report it, because it ‘has a detrimental effect on children’.
A Russian source told the news agency there’s now a full investigation into Skibidi Toilet, with the outcome still unknown.
‘An appeal was received from a resident of Moscow about the need to block video materials on the internet in the form of short films Skibidi Toilet, which has a detrimental effect on children. After the appeal, the police began an investigation and appointed an officer who will collect materials on the application,’ claims the REGNUM news agency.
Skibidi Toilet is a series of short videos published by the handle DaFuqBoom, who gets between 30 and 60 million views on most videos.
The videos usually take on a dark, nightmarish tone with a fair bit of non-bloody violence, like gunfights and explosions, which is presumably why the show has been refereed to the Russian authorities.
The channel first started posting Skibidi Toilet videos in February 2023, and has become one of the biggest channels on the platform, and a regular inspiration for new internet memes.
If you don’t know Skibidi Toilet you can check it out below, but we’d probably advise against it if you want to keep your sanity.
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