The trolls come forth.

Brie Larson Branded ‘Fake Gamer’ After Sharing Snap Of DualShock 4

Actor Brie Larson was attacked by Twitter trolls who branded her a “fake gamer” after sharing a picture of her DualShock 4.

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The star, who is known to be an avid fan of video games including Animal Crossing: New Horizons, took to Twitter to share two images of her weekend: one of the Marvel’s Avengers beta installing, and one of her DualShock 4 controller.

Sadly, trolls took the opportunity to jump on Larson for the… *checks notes*…cleanliness of her controller, branding her a “fake gamer.”

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Responding to the tweet, one user said: “New controller. Never played nothing before. Noob.”

A second chimed in: “I was about to say the same thing. That is a BRAND NEW controller lol Like just bought fresh out of the store and out of its package less than 2min ago new. I think shes a fake wannabe gamer.”

Twitter quickly clapped back in the most sensational way possible, sharing pictures of their own game pads and mocking those who attacked Brie.

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Gamer ArcanaLegacy shared two images of her controllers, including retro PS2 and N64 pads, writing: “Today I learned from manbabies that having clean controllers means you’re a fake gamer. So I’m coming clean, with some of my clean af controllers that I’ve used for years, that I’m the FaKesT gAmEr EvEr(╯︵╰,)

“Gawd, the absolute lack of cheetos on my controllers! The HERESY. I must have my gamer card revoked!”

Arcana wasn’t the only one dragging the trolls, as hundreds of other people quickly shared their own images of their clean controllers.

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I’m not sure if Brie Larson has intimidated the internet with her accomplishments (which has then led to some gatekeeping/sexism) or if people are genuinely trolling.

All I can say here is that we’re in a global pandemic. Keep your controllers clean, people! (And stop dragging others that do just that).

Featured Image Credit: Disney/Twitter:BrieLarson

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