Mariah Carey Lookalike Confuses Fans as she jumps on Viral Bamba Challenge in Video
US

Mariah Carey Lookalike Confuses Fans as she jumps on Viral Bamba Challenge in Video

  • A man who made himself up to look like American singer, Mariah Carey, has deceived a number of fans on social media
  • The young man, Aurelio Sanchez, jumped on the viral Nigerian TikTok challenge, You want to bamba
  • Aurelio’s makeup was so convincing that a number of people thought it was Mariah Carey singing

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see YEN.com.gh News on your News Feed!

A trending TikTok challenge, You want to bamba, has taken over social media and some fans recently thought American singer, Mariah Carey, had joined in.

A video recently made the rounds online of a person who appeared to be Mariah Carey, singing the popular Nigerian song on social media.

However, the person in the video happened to be a young man named Aurelio Sanchez, who made himself up to look like the American singer.

Mariah Carey lookalike joins 'you want to bamba' challenge
Young man dresses up like Mariah Carey for TikTok challenge. Photos: @aurelioxsanchez
Source: Instagram

His costume and makeup was so convincing that a lot of people were certain it was actually Mariah in the video.

Read also

She ate: Lit mom shows off moves with sons in viral dance video, the internet can't deal

Download YEN's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with all major Ghana news

See the clip below:

Fans’ reactions

The video soon made its way to Nigerian internet space and many fans have shared their reactions to it. Some of them commended Aurelio for his skill. Read some of their comments below:

Eyeofpsi:

“Wow I actually thought this was her. So good!”

Arabylaide:

“It’s not Maria Carey.”

Vee_ilenz9:

“This is not Maria Carey. It’s a guy on tiktok who makes up to look like her.”

Francissule:

“That’s a makeup illusionist not Mariah. .”

Oyebeecee:

“Nigerians are bad influence .”

Kkachiotaluka:

“LOL …..that’s not her, the guy makeup to look like her…. His really good.”

Adaezelamberts:

“Now Mariah durling… you know you were chopping mouth .”

Eduhandsome:

“Omo see the striking resemblance .”

Igobysam_:

“This song is just hitting waves, went into an off license shop yesterday and it was on full blast and they were vibing to it .”

Read also

Video of Shatta Berry and little sister surfaces on the internet; fans say they look like twins

Nice one.

Mariah Carey reacts to talks that her twins will be step-siblings to Nick Cannon's kids

Renowned R&B star Mariah Carey quickly shut down an interviewer who referred to Nick Cannon's other five kids as step-siblings to her twins.

The singer's ex-husband Nick is known to have five other children with three different women, with three arriving in 2021.

However, Mariah does not believe in calling them step-kids to her twins, which was evident during an interview on Entertainment Tonight with Kevin Frazier.

Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in

Source: YEN.com.gh

Online view pixel