It certainly seems like mere mortals can’t get over the obsession of playing Pokémon Go, and if that wasn’t enough, celebrities seem to be jumping on the bandwagon, as well. Pokémon Go, the latest Nintendo game app has taken the entire world by storm. Officially surpassing Tinder’s daily active users, the game is well on its way to overtaking Twitter’s popularity as well. Download the app if you haven’t already, and we guarantee you’ll quickly discover why it’s garnered all the rage. Unfortunately, the gaming app is only available for download in the U.S., New Zealand, and Australia, for now. The recent version of the ‘90s game uses your phone’s camera to reveal Pokémon characters near you, based on GPS. If you’re Googling this current trend and searching for terms like, “Pokémon Go,” “celebs playing pokémon go,” and “pokémon go news,” rest assured, we’ll catch you up on all things Pokémon Go right here!
Celebrities like UFC star Ronda Rousey and Hollywood actress, Drew Barrymore were among the first to be spotted sharing their love for the popular game, and soon enough, others began to join in as well. Supermodel Chrissy Teigen was initially apprehensive and tweeted her reservations about the game, but got addicted almost immediately. The Suite Life of Zack & Cody actor Dylan Sprouse, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah, Dancing with the Stars champion Nyle Demarco, Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch, Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans, Family Guy star Valerie Bertenelli, Bachelor in Paradise actor Tanner Tolbert, Jade Tolbert and finally, Teen Wolf hunk Max Carver obsessively tweeted about their addiction to Pokémon Go. After all, gotta catch ’em all!
I’m over Pokemon. Please let’s pretend I never played and I never bought hundreds of pounds of incense
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) 12 July 2016
Just caught my very first Pokemon Go:
— Nyle DiMarco (@NyleDiMarco) 11 July 2016
“No ma’am, I was not taking video of your child, I came to this park to catch Pokemon.”#PokemonGO
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) 10 July 2016