David Lynch might have just pulled off the most surreal piece of trolling in Internet history
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Avant-garde director, artist, musician, coffee aficionado and ‘weathermanDavid Lynch pulled off possibly the greatest piece of trolling in internet history on Monday.

The 75-year-old, best known for his films Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man and Mulholland Drive, teased on Sunday that he was going to make an “announcement” on Monday which was part of his daily weather update, from the Los Angeles area, on his YouTube channel. He also has a segment called ‘number of the day’ where he picks a bingo ball out of a jar.

With this tease, Lynch set the internet ablaze with speculation as to what this mysterious announcement could be. Lynch has not made a feature-length film since 2006’s Inland Empire and fans are eager for him to release another movie. Or maybe it could be another season of Twin Peaks, following the ambiguous ending of season 3 which aired in 2017? Either way, fans couldn’t wait to see what this big revelation would be. Maybe it’s a new flavour of coffee which he can add to his current beverage brand?

In typical Lynch fashion, the announcement wasn’t any of these. Except he declared that he was going to continue doing his daily weather reports on YouTube. Lynch revealed that he was considering ending the weather reports but was won over by the amount of support and

“This was the day that I was going to announce that I was going to take a break from doing the weather report and picking the number of the day but then I read the comments yesterday and it hit me once again what a great group you all are who subscribe and visit the David Lynch theatre," Lynch said. "So thoughtful and so kind you all are. I’m so thankful that there are people like you in this world so we are going to continue on and I wish for you, no matter the weather, blue skies and sunshine internally all along the way.”

The amount of goodwill that Lynch fans have for their hero means that they weren’t even remotely upset by this announcement.

Please, never change Mr Lynch.

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