A man who bears a striking resemblance to Florida fugitive Brian Laundrie has taken to TikTok in a bid to clear his name.
And the doppelganger has now gone viral overnight, with nearly 2 million views and more than 530,000 likes since Tuesday.
The unidentified man, who created the @notbrianlaundrie account, is seen doing laundry in one clip and asks other TikTokers for tips on how to avoid getting “attacked” for being confused with the man sought in Gabby Petito’s high-profile death.
“I would just like to put all of these rumors to death,” he said in his first post, which had 1.6 million views and counting.
“Quick request from everyone,” he said in a follow-up post, which got even more views. “Any advice on what I should say to people that think I am Brian Laundrie. Really appreciate it.
In another clip, he bemoans an upcoming trip.
“I’m flying across the country tomorrow for my