An outspoken influencer has revealed the "unbearable pain" that forced her to be wheelchaired through an airport was caused by nothing more than a giant fart.
Online star Viih Tube, real name Vitoria De Felice Moraes, 21, alarmed her millions of social media followers after posting a photo of her being pushed through a Portuguese airport in a wheelchair.
Moraes had been visiting the country for the Rock in Rio Lisboa 2022 music festival with her reality-star boyfriend Eliezer when she said shew was overcome with agonising pain.
However she went on to discover her pain was, in fact, caused by nothing more serious than trapped gas.
Moraes shared the diagnosis with her 23.4 million social media followers and a further 11 million YouTube subscribers.
“At the airport, started to feel unbearable pain and I was even put in a wheelchair and it turned out to be gas (laughs),” the Brazilian personality explained to her followers.
She added: “I understand you, mummy Pocah.”
Pocah, a Brazilian singer who hit the headlines earlier this year for a similar incident, replied: “Get well, my daughter. Farting is serious!”
In March this year, Pocah claimed she had to go to hospital with an accumulation of trapped gas because she was not on "farting terms" with her new boyfriend.
Pocah - real name Viviane de Queiroz Pereira - 27, shared images of herself in hospital and said: "I woke up at 5.30am with severe stomach pains and ended up in the hospital."
The singer-songwriter assured her followers: "But that's it, guys. I'm now fine. Just an accumulation of trapped farts."
She advised her female fans: "Girls, don't be ashamed to fart in front of your guy, because what's really embarrassing is not letting your guy sleep because you're in discomfort, going to hospital with your guy, and the diagnosis being 'trapped farts'. From now on, I'm letting them rip, guys."
While some might accuse them of being full of hot air, there's nothing stinky about that advice.
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