The “Birds Aren’t Real” movement, which owes its popularity to its founder Peter McIndoe, recently revealed some facts about it. While McIndoe appeared on CBS’s 60 Minutes. The beginning and all the interesting facts about the movement certainly surprised everyone. But what did McIndoe say at 60 minutes?
Read on to learn more about the founder of the Birds Aren’t Real movement, Peter McIndoe.
No, the government did not slaughter billions of birds and replace them with drones. The Birds Aren’t Real conspiracy is pure parody, meant to reflect the absurdity of conspiracy theories that have spread across the country, says founder Peter McIndoe. https://t.co/PsPHIOFHH8 pic.twitter.com/xapT29vbKJ
— 60 Minutes (@60Minutes) May 1, 2022
Who is Peter McIndoe?
Peter McIndoe might not be a famous celebrity. However, his conspiracy theory movement came in 2017. He certainly let everyone recognize him. He is best known for the Birds Aren’t Real movement. While his life and background still remain far from the spotlight. His Instagram account has around 8k followers.
He was a student at the University of Arkansas. What is bringing him back into the spotlight, however, is his appearance on the 60 Minutes show on CBS. Not forgetting, there McIndoe really talked about his popular move Birds Aren’t Real.
What did Peter McIndoe say on CBS’s 60 Minutes?
With viral conspiracy theories on the internet for one reason or another. Peter McIndoe’s Birds Aren’t Real surely took the internet by storm when he returned in 2017. Recently, on the 60 Minutes show on CBS, Peter even talked about it too. What Birds Aren’t Real was really trying to say was that the birds we see aren’t real, but did a government send drones to keep an eye on us?
Well, that’s what he tried to say. However, we had Peter McIndoe spilling the beans on his move. On CBS’s 60 Minutes, Peter said it was a parody and it actually came true that the birds aren’t real and that they are drones. However, the interesting thing about the conspiracy theory had been mentioned by Peter on the show.
The reason behind the Birds Aren’t Real movement
Calling it just a spoof at 60 minutes, Peter said Birds Aren’t Real was to reflect the absurdity of misconception and conspiracy. He went on to say that it’s to make people laugh instead of believing it’s true and then freaking out. Also, in the interview with Sharyn Alfonsi, Peter also talked a lot about his life.
Saying he grew up in a “fundamentalist community.” There were a lot of conspiracy theories that he was dealing with. Thus, the interview went on to describe how during a protest he came up with this weird line from Birds Aren’t Real that had nothing to do with the protest but ended up becoming incredibly popular.
—Ed Stallworth (@EdStallworthIII) May 1, 2022
I am impressed with this young man and all those like him, it restores my faith in our youth.
– Vera a dean (@Veraadean1) May 1, 2022
I really enjoyed the interview with Peter McIndoe. That boy can change the world!!#birdsentrereals
— Deeanimal🏴☠️🇺🇸💙💙 (@DeannaN40600706) May 2, 2022
Peter McIndoe is a genius.
— ytabet (@ytabet1) May 2, 2022