Internet wants MrBeast to be a part of Netflix’s “Squid Game” challenge

After Netflix announced its new reality show based on the popular series, Squid Game, the internet wants MrBeast to be a part of it, as does the YouTuber himself.

On June 14, Netflix released a teaser trailer on Twitter for their upcoming reality show and said that they are currently casting for people who wish to be a part of the Squid Game challenge. The winner of the game will win $4.56 million. The number “456” is the same number as the main character, Seong Gi-hun (played by Lee Jung-jae).

In 2021, MrBeast, real name Jimmy Donaldson, created a similar video titled, “$456,000 Squid Game In Real Life” where be brought out hundreds of people to compete in games from the drama series. The video has over 250 million views.

MrBeast replied to Netflix’s tweet by asking if he could be a part of one of the challenges, receiving over 45,000 likes.

Many replied to the YouTuber’s tweet, agreeing that they want to see him compete as well.

“THIS NEEDS TO HAPPEN ASAP,” one follower said.

“It’s only right,” stated another.

“cast jimmy as one of the contestants,” one user urged.

A Twitter user wrote, “Ok if MrBeast is in squid game that’s just an immediate win.”

“IF YOU GET IN JIMMY I WILL GET NETFLIX JUST TO SEE YOU,” one user exclaimed.

Another user said, “the only thing bigger then Squid games is Squid games feat Mr.Beast.”

“If he doesn’t end up in the show in one way or another I’d be shocked,” one Twitter user said.

The internet wants MrBeast to be a part of Netflix’s new reality show based on the hit TV series, “Squid Games.”
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MrBeast first started creating videos on YouTube in 2012 under the username “MrBeast6000.” He started out with video game tutorials on Call of Duty and Minecraft and researched the salaries of popular YouTubers.

MrBeast rose to fame in the mid-2010s. By 2017, one of his videos, in which he counts to 100,000, received many views which got him to create another video of himself counting to 200,000. Other videos that he uploaded became successful and he dropped out of college to create videos for YouTube full-time.

Today, he has 97 million followers and six other YouTube channels. He receives tens of millions of views on each video he uploads—with many reaching over 200 million views. He spends large amounts of money on his extravagant videos and donates money to lucky subscribers.

Some of his videos include spending days in prison, burying himself alive, being hunted by the military, building sets that resemble Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, playing hide and seek in big buildings or large abandoned areas for a cash prize.

The YouTuber also has MrBeast burgers and chocolate.

Newsweek reached out to Netflix for comment.



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