John Boyega was left in hysterics after his Twitter followers believed he’d accepted a fan’s marriage proposal on Wednesday.
The actor, 28, took to his social media to hit back at the claims after someone made a fake account to accept the fan’s proposal on his behalf.
In a viral video shared on Monday, the fan said it was for him as she showed off her figure before saying: ‘John if you’re watching this I’m 5′ 7 and I have a lot of free time.’
Shock: John Boyega was left in hysterics on Wednesday as his followers believed he was ENGAGED after fake account accepted a fan’s marriage proposal
She added in the caption: ‘This video is for John Boyega please consider me for marriage. I have good genes (never had braces) and I can learn how to cook.’
Realising fans believed the fake account which had accepted the proposal on Wednesday, John refuted the claims on his own Twitter account.
‘Pls why is the TL saying I’ve just accepted marriage proposal? Lol I’m here minding my own business oo,’ he wrote at first [sic].’
Proposal: In a viral video shared on Monday, the fan asked John to ‘please consider [her] for marriage and joked she could ‘learn how to cook’, and he realised fans thought he’d accepted
As some fans shared memes of characters in wedding dresses, including Homer Simpson, John reacted with laughing emoji’s and responded: ‘Nah I’m outta here! jehovah be with you all !’
John then joked: ‘Nah the TL has become my Nigerian parents today pls pls let me fulfill purpose before you all kill me.’
He went on: ‘So someone faked a response from me and I’m being beaten for it. Twitter is f****d up.’
Reaction: John refuted the claims, and responded to fans’ funny memes and said Twittter ‘became my Nigerian parents’ and asked them to ‘let me fulfill my purpose’
John then shared a person’s tweet in which they asked the fan who had posted the original proposal video to send them a direct message as they’d ‘consider [her] for marriage.’
In response, the Star Wars actor said: ‘What kind of corny response is this ? At least if you’re pretending to be me…add sauce to your approach na’
He then concluded: ‘Nah all of you that were convinced by the fake profile come and beg me.’
Joking around: John concluded, ‘Nah all of you that were convinced by the fake profile come and beg me’
Earlier this month, John thanked his fan’s for the ‘love’ they have sent since his speech at a London protest and said the black community needs ‘everyone’ to fight for change.
The actor recently gave an impassioned speech at a Black Lives Matter protest in Hyde Park following the killing of George Floyd.
Taking to Instagram, John shared several photos of himself visiting schools in Southwark, London and said it’s important to ‘maintain momentum’.
He wrote: ‘I want to thank you all for the love and support you have shared over the last few days, although nothing I have done is for praise, or is truly even enough, in the grand scheme of things.
Looking ahead: Earlier this month, John thanked his fan’s for the ‘love’ they have sent since his speech at a London protest (pictured)
‘This is an intense time for our community, and the most important thing is for us to maintain momentum and not lose sight of how critical it is to pursue long term solutions and commitments, for the sake of our generation, and the next.
‘Our individual pursuits of success and belonging remain, but now more than ever, it’s important to use this movement as fuel to inspire new ways of thinking, building, and growing, together.
‘I believe any great movement starts with a renewal of the mind. I know you’re all thinking, what’s next? Where do we go from here? Because I’m thinking the same s**t!
‘Conversations about black businesses, ownership and support are happening, and I will continue to have these conversations with the full intention of birthing ideas that are sustainable and tangible.’
Post: Taking to Instagram, John shared several photos of himself visiting schools in Southwark, London and said it’s important to ‘maintain momentum’ and make ‘real change’