- The man behind the viral weeping meme has finally opened up on why he was crying so bitterly in the photo
- According to him, he used his grandmother's Ghc3.92 to play a game, hoping to win it back with interest, but he lost it
- He said he wept so bitterly and emotionally with hopes of seeing someone who will replace the lost money for him
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The man with a crying face in a meme that has become an internet sensation has given reasons for his tears.
In a clip seen on Instagram by YEN.com.gh, the young man said he lost some money given to him to buy garri by his grandmother.
Photo of man in tears go viral
According to the young man, he wept because he was looking for someone to pity him and help replace the Ghc3.92.
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He said he used the Ghc3.92to play a game, hoping to win it back with interest, but unfortunately, he lost woefully.
"The thing wey happen be say I dey my grandma side. for my village. And that time, to dey chop sometimes dey somehow. On that fatefull day, na so my grandma gvie me Ghc3.92 make I go buy garri so we fit chop tonight. As I come dey go, I come go play dice with my friend. In the long run, they later chop my money."
He, however, said he did not know how the picture leaked and became a viral meme of choice among Nigerians.
Watch the video below:
Instagram users react
"This comrade deserves to be shown so much love."
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"As he dey talk, I dey see that sticker for him face, I swear."
"Wow na who die dem no fit See o. So you real."
"Put passion for your cry so dem fit help you" Omo nice update."
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In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that the viral voice that TikTokers have been using for the "bunch of women surrounded in my room" challenge is actually that of a pained woman fighting infidelity.
Shared by Olivia Godfrey, a video showed the woman presenting her case before a judge, narrating how her husband unashamedly cheated on her with several women.
She told the court that the husband never felt sorry for "soiling" their marital bed. As she was going through her story, her voice was laden with pain and sorrow.
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