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Was Jeffrey Dahmer in ‘Stranger Things’? TikTok thinks so

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The Demogorgon won’t be only man-eating monster on the show.

Social media conspiracy theorists raised eyebrows online after claiming to identify serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in a scene from the newest season of “Stranger Things.” A video detailing the alleged cannibal cameo currently boasts 2.2 million views on TikTok.

“OMG Jeffrey Dahmer in stranger things,” reads the caption to the creepy clip, which shows a scene from Season 4, wherein a boy with Dahmer-esque granny glasses and a blonde bowl cut is seen lurking outside Hawkins Highschool.

It then cuts to a clip of actor Evan Peters because the titular character of the controversial latest Netflix series “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which explores the blood-splattered escapades of the notorious Milwaukee-based serial killer.

The concept of a “Stranger Things” Dahmer-ganger may appear far-fetched nevertheless the show’s creators, the Duffer Brothers, are known to pepper the show with nostalgic 80s easter eggs. Nevertheless, on this case, the reference appears unlikely as Dahmer graduated highschool in 1978, six years before the fictional events of the show, Fox News identified.

Jeffrey Dahmer’s alleged “Stranger Things” facsimile.TikTok/elodvdb

The TikTok vid included a still of Evan Peters as the titular character of the Netflix series The TikTok vid included a still of Evan Peters because the titular character of the Netflix series “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”TikTok/elodvdb

Evan Peters as Jeffrey Dahmer in Ryan Murphy's new serial killer series Evan Peters as Jeffrey Dahmer in Ryan Murphy’s latest serial killer series “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”Netflix

For the reason that release of the aforementioned Ryan Murphy-created series, there was an uptick in interest surrounding the Milwaukee Monster, who infamously murdered 17 people between 1978 and 1991 and have become notorious for consuming his victims’ body parts.

Nevertheless, “Monster” has also come under fire from among the serial killer’s victims, who felt like watching the show made them relive past trauma.

One in every of the incensed relatives Eric Perry, whose cousin Errol Lindsey, 19, was brutally murdered by Dahmer in July 1991, wrote on Twitter: “I’m not telling anyone what to look at, I do know true crime media is big rn, but for those who’re actually inquisitive about the victims, my family (the Isbell’s) are pissed about this show.”

He also included an eerie side-by-side juxtaposing a pic of his cousin, Rita Isbell, testifying at Dahmer’s trial with considered one of the series’ reenactments.

“Monster” was slammed by a few of Dahmer’s victims, who felt like watching the series caused them to relive past trauma.COURTESY OF NETFLIX

From left to right: Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers and Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in From left to right: Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers and Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in “Stranger Things.”Courtesy of Netflix

Isbell claimed that Netflix didn’t seek the advice of or pay her for the reenactment of her emotional courtroom outburst.

“Once I saw among the show, it bothered me, especially once I saw myself — once I saw my name come across the screen and this lady saying verbatim exactly what I said,” she reportedly said. “If I didn’t know any higher, I might’ve thought it was me. Her hair was like mine, she had on the identical clothes.”

She added, “That’s why it felt like reliving all of it another time. It brought back all of the emotions I used to be feeling back then.”

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