On TikTok, rumours can spread like wildfire.
Fake news is a huge problem on social media, and misinformation can quickly go viral and be read by millions.
This week, fans are claiming a TikTok user, T Nathan has been arrested, but is it actually true? Here’s what we know.
Who is T Nathan Lokius?
Troy Nathan Fairly, or T Nathan as he’s known online, is a TikTok user with two accounts @tnathan_lokius and @the_savage_lokius.
In total, the Mississippi native has over a million followers across the two profiles where he voices his opinion on what’s going on in the news.
He was a board member of the Mississippi Rising Coalition but was removed when they learned about his felony background.
T Nathan is also active on Twitter where he goes by the name @l_tnathan.
Has T Nathan Lokius been arrested?
At the time of writing this, there is no confirmation that T Nathan Lokius has been arrested.
Rumours are spreading on TikTok that he was arrested in Mississippi on Wednesday (September 8th), but the circumstances behind his alleged arrest are unknown.
However, Troy has been arrested in the past.
As reported by The Sun Herald, he served 22 months of a three-year prison term in Florida after being convicted with multiple forgeries and unauthorised possession of a driver’s license or ID.
He was jailed on June 6th 2014 and released from prison August 3rd 2016.
Fans support T Nathan Lokius
As the rumours continue to spread on TikTok, fans are supporting him in the comments.
Fans have began writing “FREE NATHAN”, showing that they support him despite the arrest allegations.
One fan said in a video: “Go ahead and talk about what my brother T Nathan did, but I don’t care what he did. I’m not gonna care what he did and I’ll continue not caring what he did. I car about one thing. Free T Nathan.”
“Damn right. Free T Nathan,” another wrote in the comments.
A third person added: “Free my boy.”
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