Philadelphia’s WPVI was getting someone else’s backside handed to them Monday night via Twitter, but it wasn’t what you might think.
The ABC-owned station was targeted with a series of tweets Monday night featuring the naked backside of a gentleman who may forever remain anonymous.
“The reason it was being tweeted to ABC6 last night was a memorial to the twitter user @TomBroDude, who recently passed away,” @MessEnScene Sean Mulvihill told TVSpy.
— Sean Mulvihill (@MessEnScene) September 20, 2016
The group has a history of trolling WPVI. Philly.com reported about @TomBroDude leading a protest of sorts against a station hashtag when a blizzard was expected a couple of years ago.
Here’s the @TomBroDude tweet that started it all in 2015.
it’s become a yearly tradition for me, just wanted to say please feel free to have some fun with it regardless of where you live
— Tom Bro Dude (@tombrodude) January 26, 2015
While we neither publicly condone or criticize the trolling, we will mention there is a GoFundMe site set up to help with Tom’s funeral expenses. Click here to donate.
#6abcSnow every time i build a snowman it ends up leaving like my father
— brandon zaboklicki (@sexualjumanji) January 27, 2015
— Buddy Hinton (@Buddy_Hinton) January 27, 2015
From Patrick Coffee over at one of our sister sites AgencySpy who gave us the tip about the story:
@PatrickCoffee our friend tom who famously terrorized that news affiliate’s twitter passed away last week so we trolled in unison as tribute
— Craig Bro Dude (@CraigSJ) September 20, 2016