When your YouTube channel has more than a million subscribers and you have close to 300,000 fans on Facebook, you can sort of own the Internet for a little while.
The above explains why the phrase “Is Kevjumba a heterosexual bear wrestler” was the most-searched thing on Google for a few hours Thursday night (Jan. 20). It’s in response to the YouTube star and former “Amazing Race” contestant’s latest video, which you can see below.
In the video — after he apologizes for a relative lack of new posts and does a bit with his dad — Kev (real name: Kevin Wu) explains that he’s noticed if you type “Is Kevjumba” into Google’s search bar, the auto-complete suggests “Is Kevjumba gay” (although that was only the second suggestion when we tried it; “Is Kevjumba a jerk” came up first).
He wants to project more of a tough-guy image, so he suggests that his fans type “Is Kevjumba a heterosexual bear wrestler” instead. Thus is a meme born.
Although we would’ve been more convinced if there had actually been some bear wrestling in the video. Anyway, take a look: