Deontay Wilder Leaves Fans Confused With Recent Social Media Posts

Deontay Wilder Leaves Fans Confused With Recent Social Media Posts

  • Deontay Wilder is generally not active on social media but has recently been posting his thoughts non-stop
  • The Bronze Bomber first posted a video on social media of himself hugging and talking to his statue
  • Fans are concerned and confused by Wilder's recent posts and are wondering if his account has been hacked

Deontay Wilder's recent social media activity has got some fans confused.

The Bronze Bomber has been busy on social media of late, but the context of his tweets has many wondering what's going on.

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Deontay Wilder has left fans confused and concerned with some of his most recent social media posts. Image: Meg Oliphant
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When did it start?

Fans were first left bemused when Wilder shared a video interacting with his statue.

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As noted by The Mirror, Wilder could be seen giving his statue a pep talk in the video, asking it how it was doing and telling it that it looked good.

He also hugged the statue and spoke about self-motivation in the caption of the social media post. The video was posted on January 8, 2023.

An increase in activity

Since then Wilder has increased his social media postings, tweeting out several times during the day. Prior to his recent flurry, Wilder posted once or twice a month on social media.

A strange collection of tweets

It's not Wilder's sudden activity that has confused fans, it's more the actual context of the tweets. The former heavyweight champion has been tweeting out advice, talking about breakfast cereals and even calling people sheep.

One of his recent posts read, "Sheep, You only follow because you see what you can’t have and you’re not who you want to be in life. #ARockInAHardSpot."

He also tweeted:


Fans concerned and confused

As noted by World Boxing News, fans are concerned by Wilder's posts and are wondering whether he's ok or whether his account has been hacked.

Here's what fans have been saying:


"Are you ok @BronzeBomber?"


"Take a break from social media bro."


"Seems like this account is hacked!"


"Deontay, go chill and enjoy your lovely family and everything else you have, nothing else really matters "

Wilder to face former champion

Deontay Wilder's trainer, Malik Scott has revealed who the former champion might fight next.

The Bronze Bomber has not been in the ring since he knocked out Finnish boxer, Robert Helenius last year.

Wilder is now billed to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in his next fight after negotiations with Anthony Joshua and his team failed, Sports Brief reported.