TikTok Star Addison Rae Dupes Twitter into Thinking She was Hired and Quickly Fired From UFC Commentator Gig

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The web is mad at Addison Rae again — however this time, it appears like she may be in on the joke.

Rae took to Twitter on Friday to announce her newest gig: UFC commentator.

“I studied broadcast journalism in school for 3 complete months to arrange for this second,” she wrote in a presumably tongue-in-cheek tweet.

Rae was rapidly reminded that one’s tone can get misplaced on-line, as Twitter customers pounced on the TikTok star for scoring a coveted job regardless of her lack of credentials.

“I acquired a 33 on my ACT and was a nationwide benefit semifinalist, spent 1000’s of {dollars} and hours of onerous work to obtain a bachelor’s diploma from the very best journalism college within the nation, was graduation speaker, and utilized to 75+ jobs to be unemployed,” wrote one consumer, gaining greater than 100,000 likes on the remark.

Rae then up to date her followers, claiming that “y’all acquired me fired” as a result of backlash:

The twist? Rae by no means had a job at UFC within the first place, which means Twitter was all up in arms for no cause in any respect. Shocker!

Entrance Workplace Sports activities reporter A.J. Perez contacted UFC following the net drama — the corporate confirming that “this was all a stunt,” as she was by no means employed “both in a full-time capability or as a one-off for” UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3.

Persevering with to reference the joke, Rae later retweeted a publish from Barstool Sports activities calling her the “Most hated UFC commentator ever.”

Whereas she was not employed by UFC, Rae did conduct an interview with Dustin Poirier on the occasion, previous to his battle in opposition to Conor McGregor. The interview was, naturally, broadcast on TikTok by ESPN’s account:

@espn@addisonre interviews Dustin Poirier earlier than his battle in opposition to Conor McGregor at #UFC264 @ufc #ufc♬ original sound – ESPN

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TikTok Star Addison Rae Dupes Twitter into Thinking She was Hired and Quickly Fired From UFC Commentator Gig

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