The Hush Post | 6:22 pm | One-minute read |
A bizarre video of a cockroach ‘smoking’ a cigarette has gone viral on the social media. The video has been shot in New York City and has evoked a range of emotions among people.
The cockroach appears to take a smoke break at a subway station in the Big Apple. The insect is unwinding with a cigarette, which is bigger than its body.
It was spotted dragging the cigarette around the stairwell of a subway station in Manhattan.
Lawyer Tom Kretchmar captured the video in which the cockroach can be seen dragging a burning cigarette across a sewer grater at the “53rd & 5th E/M stop”.
Tired: pizza rat
Wired: cigarette cockroach pic.twitter.com/HPxBLkWstX
— Tom Kretchmar (@tkretchmar) October 18, 2019
The insect is seen, at times struggling but seemingly determined to get its dose of nicotine.
The cockroach has become quite a hit on Twitter with many wondering if he was going to smoke the entire cigarette.
omg he's going to smoke it
— Dan Saltzstein (@dansaltzstein) October 18, 2019
The video has garnered millions of views ever since.
Many others joked about the bug’s desire to smoke.
“This is what happens when you ban vaping flavors,” tweeted a user.
I read that in the raspiest voice I could think of; just imagining him sitting on bar stool with a cup of coffee, scratching his head like “I have seen some things” ???
— Katie (@CutieKatie_41) October 18, 2019