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Matt Espinosa Shows up in Blackface as Alter Ego ‘Papa Squat’ at VidCon

Matt Espinosa as alter ego Papa Squat. (Photo: Instagram)

Matt Espinosa showed up at VidCon as his rapper alter ego “Papa Squat, O.G.”, as an inside joke with fans.

His costume for the “Original Gangsta” included brown makeup, chains, a partially gray afro…and a new accent.

Matt even went as far as making a Twitter account (@papasquatog) and Instagram account for his character – and even held photoshoots.

Matt as Papa Squat.

Matt posted this photo on Instagram. (Photo: Instagram)

His character teased fans with new music. “Been working hard in the studio. New music coming soon!”

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Matt Espinosa teased fans with a new single from Papa Squat. (Photo: Instagram)

Matt Announces That ‘Papa Squat’ Will Be at VidCon

Matthew joked that his “uncle” Papa Squat was going to VidCon instead of him.

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“The nephew can’t make it today. But I can!” he tweeted on his ‘Papa Squat’ account.

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He urged fans to say hello to him.

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He continued the joke on his main Twitter account.

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Matt Espinosa Gets Mobbed by Fans at VidCon

Matt entered VidCon, flanked by security guards.

Matt Espinosa enters VidCon with "security guards".

Matt Espinosa enters VidCon with “security guards”. (Photo: Twitter).

Everyone knew who he was, so he was quickly mobbed by fans.

Matt Espinosa gets mobbed by fans.

Matt Espinosa gets mobbed by fans. (Photo: Twitter)

He made his away around the venue, amidst delighted screaming fans.

Matt Espinosa marches into VidCon.

Matt Espinosa marches into VidCon. (Photo: Twitter)

Matt Laughs Off Racism Accusations on Twitter

Matt could barely contain his delight on Twitter.

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“Hahahahahaha! Why am I just now seeing all these photos of my uncle at VidCon!”

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After some fans criticized him for being racist, he laughed at them.

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