One of the biggest memes from The Force Awakens is easily “TR8R”, centered around the riot control Stormtrooper who fights Finn on Takodana.
Due to the popularity of “TR8R”, a no-name “actor” took to social media and began claiming himself to be the fan-favorite Stormtrooper:
He tried to pawn this fake fame into people sending him free stuff:
While boosting his follower count on Twitter:
Someone obviously called him on it as he admitted he was lying and taking credit for the work of a Chinese stuntmaster named Liang:
Star Wars fans familiar with the making of The Force Awakens knew the skinny kid was lying, as prior to release a French behind the scenes video showed Liang rehearsing the fight with John Boyega: