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Who Is That Poppy?
Poppy or "That Poppy" is a popular viral YouTuber and aspiring singer that has captivated YouTube audiences for the last two years.
But what makes Poppy so special?
She's one of the most fascinating YouTube stars that I've ever seen with a variety of strange, if not creepy videos that people still can't figure out.
Poppy (aka real name Moriah Pereira) is more than just an internet star; she's one of the most mysterious YouTubers on the platform, but today we'll explore the true nature of this character with the top 7 conspiracies about her.
Disclaimer: All of these are just fun theories and are not meant to harm or target the creator/s.
7. Poppy Is Part of the Illuminati
The Illuminati or "the enlightened" is a fictionalized secret organization that allegedly uses celebrities and people of power to influence the general public.
Conspiracy theorists have popularized this secret society where they often noted the presence of the triangle symbol in music videos.
Poppy has frequently showcased illuminati symbols in her videos even though other artists have jokingly done the same.
So is her character doing this for attention?
Perhaps but the context of her videos may reveal a more sinister meaning than of someone who's trying to get noticed.
Her videos have definitely created a lot of buzz in recent years and her "I'm Poppy" video has even gone viral with over 15 million hits.
She even captured the attention of several popular YouTube channels include Pewdiepie, The Fine Bros., and Shane Dawson.
If the goal of the Illuminati was to reach a large audience, then she's already well ahead of the pack.
6. Poppy Is a Robot
The most common theory about Poppy is that she is actually a robot created in some lab.
That may sound silly, but if you watch her videos, she definitely belongs in the uncanny valley, which is where non-humans are categorized in.
The valley is reserved for dolls and robots that look and sound like human beings but don't quite fit the mold.
It doesn't help that her videos are filmed in a white space with very creepy background music/noises. I get chills every time I watch one of her (short) videos because it feels other-worldly.
This idea is also not far-fetched considering how far we've advanced in robotics. There are dozens of robots who already look/sound very human to the point where they're nearly indistinguishable from the real thing.
Of course, this is just a fun theory, but it's intriguing because this is something that could be concrete.
5. The Government Created Poppy
Another common theory that often targets young celebrities is that she was created by the government to influence kids.
We've seen this theory gets attributed to several stars in the past including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Taylor Swift but lately the status of celebrity has shifted from traditional to digital.
In fact kids and teens know more about internet celebrities than they do traditional stars, so targeting them through these online creators does have some merit.
But what does the government want to achieve?
It's possible that the government wants to protect today's children from our ever growing "social media" culture as a lot of Poppy's video are targeted against that.
Some people say her videos are attempting to parody the visceral internet trends damaging our youth with things like asking for likes, begging for subscribers, and falling in love with digital stars.
Whatever the case it would appear that the government is trying to help, not hurt people by protecting them from our evolving culture.
That would make for an interesting twist considering any government influence is usually regarded as a bad thing.
4. Poppy Is a Hologram
Virtual and augmented reality is becoming huge with the introduction of 4K graphics and widespread use of 360-degree video, so is it possible that Poppy is a virtual creation.
If you watch her videos, then you can see that they look something out of an Oculus Rift device or perhaps a projection.
We know that there are several companies like Apple and Microsoft working on augmented reality, so could Poppy be one of their experiments?
It's getting harder and harder to tell the difference between what is fake and what's real; heck even Elon Musk thinks we're living in a simulation.
Poppy looks like she could be a video game character with her perfect skin, hair, and makeup. She has this doll-like appearance with no wrinkles, facial marks, or anything to indicate that she's really there.
I just read the book Ready Player One, and she reminds me of one of those avatars, so perfect yet far from reality.
3. The Mystery of That Poppy, Mars Argo, and Titanic Sinclair
In what may be the creepiest conspiracy theory yet, could Poppy be a marketing ploy from the depths of the underworld?
The true creator of Poppy, Titanic Sinclair, may have tapped into something very dark and disturbing before she even burst onto the scene.
Before Poppy, there was Mars Argo who was this strange illusion that people know little about. In the past, there were rather disturbing videos featuring Argo who claimed that she was trapped without anyone by her side.
One particular video showed her putting a gun to her head while a secret message played in reverse describing the illusion she was in as a celebrity. There were even clips of blood coming out of her mouth possibly alluding to the passing of the torch from one pop star to the next.
There were remnants of those videos in Poppy's songs with frightening symbolism that involved blood, spirits, and the Illuminati.
Just reading up on the history and writing this gives me cold shivers, and I think you'll feel the same.
2. Poppy Is an Alien From Space
In a more standard theory, some have stated that Poppy could indeed by an alien from outer space.
Most of this stems from her mannerisms, lack of social contact, her unknown origins, and several unusual YouTube videos that are chill-inducing.
One particular video showed her reacting to a Fine Bros. video where she cited every single word that was shown of her older clips. She showed no emotion, she didn't acknowledge the other reactors, and it was like she didn't know what was going on.
Like an alien, she seems to be mimicking what's popular around her and puts that in her videos. I mean what's more topical now than a young girl on YouTube singing and talking about Instagram.
Could she be planning something much bigger in the future and should we be worried?
Maybe but let's not jump to conclusions; we've heard countless stories of celebs who might be aliens.
So yeah this theory is pretty much by the books, but there's still enough weight there to give it some credence.
1. Poppy Is Mentally Unstable
This is by far the saddest conspiracy theory about Poppy, and it's the first thing reactors notice.
When people see Poppy's videos for the first time they don't think she's an alien or a robot, they say she's psychologically unstable.
Could she be the result of a tragic mental breakdown?
I don't think so...I think she is just playing this character very well. I don't see someone who's mentally handicapped; I see an artist who has something to say.
Whether or not that comes from her or Sinclair remains to be seen, but there's a lot more than meets the eye.
Poppy is weird, awkward, creepy, and unusual but she's also a good singer and very artistic. She has become so fascinating to watch, and I think the person who thought of this idea is a genius.
But at the same time, not everyone will think that way. They'll be plenty of people saying something's wrong with her or that she isn't real, but that's why she's so intriguing.
Poppy has already become a YouTube legend, and she's spawning conspiracies left and right, but are they warranted....
Is Poppy just another YouTuber or are any of the top 7 conspiracy theories actually true?
Questions & Answers
Question: Do you believe any of the conspiracy theories?
Answer: I like to think there's some truth to a lot of these. The closer things are to the truth, the more fun it is to learn more.
Josh on September 11, 2019:
she is just creepy
Krzysztof Willman (author) from Parlin, New Jersey on January 08, 2018:
I'm assuming she is, but if she has people talking then she's doing a great job.
Helen on January 06, 2018:
SHES JUST ACTING
Krzysztof Willman (author) from Parlin, New Jersey on October 25, 2017:
A lot of people think so.
killua on October 24, 2017:
is she a illuminati puppet?
Krzysztof Willman (author) from Parlin, New Jersey on August 24, 2017:
It's very bizarre but if it gets people talking then I agree.
Timothy Arends from Chicago Region on August 23, 2017:
Crazy rumors, but i guess any publicity is good publicity for an up and coming Youtuber!
Krzysztof Willman (author) from Parlin, New Jersey on August 23, 2017:
I agree I'd love to be able to pull something like that off.
Krzysztof Willman (author) from Parlin, New Jersey on August 23, 2017:
She's more of a cult hit on YouTube.
Chad Crouch from South Africa on August 23, 2017:
I have never heard of the YouTuber poppy?
FlourishAnyway from USA on August 22, 2017:
Whatever or whomever That Poppy is, she is clever.