Elon Musk hugs Cypriot who camped outside Twitter office for three months

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A popular YouTuber from Cyprus called Fidias, also known as Fifi Panayiotou, finally met billionaire Elon Musk after spending three months waiting outside Twitter headquarters.

Fidias has a goal to hug the top 100 celebrities on the planet for a YouTube video, with Musk ranked number 99 on the list.

After three months, the YouTuber was about to give up but a tweet from Musk agreeing to the hug prompted him to wait.

Fidias posted a video on YouTube where he can be seen embracing Elon. In the video, he said: “I want to say thank all the people that convinced you [to hug me].”

Since the video’s premiere on January 24 this year, the hug between Fidias and Musk has amassed over 5 million views.

The Cypriot YouTube star launched his channel in 2019, creating prank and challenge videos. Since then, he has garnered more than 1.5 million subscribers.

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