A beverage company’s plans to utilize Twitter to promote an event to celebrate the launch of their new energy drink went awry when a group of trolls flooded the dedicated hashtag for the party with a surreal alternate version of events.
Mr. Pink Ginseng Drink seemed to be using what looked very suspiciously like celebrity paid tweets. Audrina Patridge and Lindsay Lohan started tweeting this week about the product and their excitement to attend the party, using the hashtag #MrPinkGinsengDrink.
Lindsay Lohan last night at the Mr. Pink Ginseng Drink party.
My new addiction is Mr Pink Ginseng Drink - healthy for you…happy for life!! @drinkmrpink see you on the 11th at the Blvd— Lindsay Lohan
Can’t wait for the
drinkmrpink launch party this Thursdaythe Beverly Wilshire Hotel! #PinkCarpet #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Audrina Patridge
The Mr. Pink Ginseng Drink social media campaign appeared to be relying heavily on celebrity sponsored tweets, and hoping that their fans would just hop onboard and watch the designated hashtag for the event unfold.
This proved irresistable to a group of trolls, led by comedian Jake Fogelnest, Jon Hendren, and David Thorpe (the guy responsible for hijacking a Wal-Mart Facebook contest to send Pitbull to Alaska) to start fake live-tweeting the event.
The following is a description of the worst and most absurd party in the history of forever:
Criss Angel just did a line of coke off the bathroom floor. Not sure how that’s a magic trick but shit is getting nuts. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Julian
The dog from Wishbone is here at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink launch party! He is 21 in human years. Frail and sickly.— ghost stefan
Faceless man claims to be wearing “ginseng mask” #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Lawrence Morpeth
Paula Abdul just rolled up on a rascal scooter covered with libertarian bumper stickers. She’s revving it pretty hard. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— David Thorpe
Paramilitary group dragging all non-celebrities to centre of hall. Hiding among the roots of enormous bronze ginseng #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Lawrence Morpeth
My gift bag was just filled with medical photos of male mastectomies. Wild! #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Rob Kerr
These crab rangoons are just live crabs with jagged shards of broken mirror glued to their backs wtf?! #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Rob Kerr
Leif Garrett and Todd Bridges are signing autographs by the dumpster in back! #MrPinkGinsengDrink— tom brandt
Iâ€™m in my Cousin Balki cosplay. Iâ€™m ready for the #MrPinkGinsengDrink party.— Rob Kerr
So cool to see the congregation of Westboro Baptist not protesting for a change. Surprising amount of dick jokes. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Julian
Fred Durst just tried to crush a can of #MrPinkGinsengDrink with his forhead, but it was full and now he’s just crawling around throwing up— RIP Robert Lee
Extremely caustic yellowish substance covering toilet walls&floor. Toilet guard told me it is a “free sample”? #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Lawrence Morpeth
adam sandler is just laying on the floor convulsing and LiLo is just walking up and down him screaming “HOT COALS” #mrpinkginsengdrink— Jessy Smith
Wow @MatthewLillard drove by and tossed a Surge! out his window. It hit the guy from Squirrel Nut Zippers in the chin. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— David Thorpe
just got to the launch party, im really late. 1st thing i see is @spencerpratt repeatedly smashing his dick w/ a can of #MrPinkGinsengDrink— ï¼£ï¼¨ï¼©ï¼¬ï¼¬ ï½„ï½ï½‡ï½‡ï½…
Dick Van Patten has a beer bong in his mouth. He’s groaning and says “eight is enough”. Event Staff is forcing more down #MrPinkGinsengDrink— cowbell etiquette
Bouncers won’t let me out the door because I “haven’t had enough to drink”. Just took my car keys. WTF, is this legal? #MrPinkGinsengDrink— RIP Robert Lee
So awkward for @mariolopezextra, his former Saved By The Bell costars are being used as nude human ginseng fountains. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Julian
Mario Lopez has a sizable crowd around him as he recreates Slater’s ballet scene in the nude. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Steve Ardo
Chad Ochocinco keeps asking me to throw him passes and insulting my spiral when he drops them. #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Diz Deanious
Toilet was clogged at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink party- used the plunger and up came at least an ounce of pee-soaked marijuana- still smokable?— LÃ¶wenÃ¤ffchen
Refusing to wear provided pissbib and toilet guard is screaming and hollering and punching the wall #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Lawrence Morpeth
they’ve released live scorpions. Chris Kattan is getting stung over and over. we’re reaching peak refreshment #MrPinkGinsengDrink— God Is Real
haha damn this dude at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink just drove a katana through a screen door, then walked through it. fuckin bad ass— dinogore sr.
#MrPinkGinsengDrink The dad from Pete and Pete is here. He keeps saying “curd”— Gent Delabor
Just got rear ended by @ScottStapp ‘s limo in the valet line at #MrPinkGinsengDrink party. He actually was a cool cat, signed my water bill.— DHP
Mario Lopez appears to be vomiting into Carrot Top’s mouth & Carrot Top is swallowing it? #MrPinkGinsengDrink— â˜ _â˜
Lou Bega doing half-assed version of Mambo #5 at #MrPinkGinsengDrink launch. Replacing girls’ names w/ Mr Pink, Ginseng, etc. Disappointing— Poop Elemental
Watch out at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink party. The slip and slide has no water or anything. It’s just a dry tarp. Learned the hard way.— Nick Robinson
Caught a glimpse of Mario Lopez… Before I could even ask, Lark Voorhies leaned in to me and said “yeah, benzos.” #MrPinkGinsengDrink— David Thorpe
In the VIP section now, you guys should SEE how many push-ups Rob Schneider can do #MrPinkGinsengDrink— Jay Satellite
Just took my shirt off at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink launch party! I have a lot of scars but most people here look pretty accepting.— A Magical Corpse
Currently at the #MrPinkGinsengDrink launch party in Beverly Hills, playing “Greensleeves” on a giant flute I made out of PVC pipe— LÃ¶wenÃ¤ffchen